Sharon of Ex Libris is hosting this interesting challenge, to read 4 books on or related to political history in 2009. For full information, go to the challenge post.
A list of my possibilities is below.
Completed: 0/4 as of 1 January 2009
PRL for beginners by Jacek Kuron and Jacek Zakowski (in Polish)
The Provisional IRA by Patrick Bishop and Eamonn Mallie
Life of a European Mandarin by Derk-Jan Eppink
Great Power Diplomacy 1814-1914 by Norman Rich
Imperium by Ryszard Kapuscinski