From student of Aristotle to conqueror of the world, Alexander the Great left a legacy that reverberates across the ages.
THE MAKING OF ALEXANDER by Robin Lane Fox Official guidebook to the epic movie; foreword by director Oliver Stone.
ALEXANDER: THE CONQUEROR by Laura Foreman A new biography profusely illustrated with maps, illustrations, and photos of artifacts and landscapes.
IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF ALEXANDER THE GREAT Michael Wood literally follows the footsteps of Alexander, bringing his travails and triumphs vividly to life. View the mini-series on DVD and read the book.
ALEXANDER THE GREAT: THE DEATH OF A GOD by Paul Doherty examines one of historys most tantalizing puzzles: what (or who) really killed the young conqueror?
ALEXANDER AND THE MYSTERY OF THE ELEPHANT MEDALLIONS by Frank Holt Fabled artifacts from Afghanistan and Iraq shed light on Alexanders psyche and his theology of war.
ALEXANDER THE FABULOUS by Michael Alvear The gay sex columnists take on Alexander delivers a camp quotient you wont get from Oliver Stone (or Mary Renault, for that matter)!
THE ALEXANDER TRILOGY by Mary Renault set a standard few historical novelists can match: I. Fire From Heaven, II. The Persian Boy, and III. Funeral Games.
THE VIRTUES OF WAR by Steven Pressfield Stirring novel of Alexander by the author of Gates of Fire, Tides of War, and Last of the Amazons.
A CHOICE OF DESTINIES by Melissa Scott Alternate history in which Alexander takes his campaign of conquest to Rome and Carthage instead of India.
EMPIRE OF ASHES by Nicholas Nicastro proposes a startling new spin on the career of Alexander; by the author of The John Paul Jones Trilogy and The Isle of Stone.
THE ALEXANDER TRILOGY by Valerio Massimo Manfredi A sensational bestseller across Europe: I. Child of a Dream, II. Sands of Ammon, and III. The Ends of the Earth. Also by Manfredi: Spartan and The Last Legion.
THE CONQUEROR by Judith French When Alexander conquers her territory and takes her as his wife, the princess Roxanne falls under his spell. Sequel: The Barbarian.
IN THE SHADOW OF ALEXANDER by G.A. Hauser A young soldier, in love with Alexander the Great, strives to prevent the conquerors death.
ALEXANDER AT THE WORLDS END by Tom Holt Parallel tales of two Alexanders one busy conquering the world, the other struggling to care for his own village. Also by Holt: Olympiad, a comic novel of the of the first Olympic Games.
A BLOODLINE OF KINGS by Thomas Sundell Epic novel of Philip of Macedon, father of Alexander the Great. A great saga! (Bernard Cornwell)
QUEEN OF THE AMAZONS by Judith Tarr Hippolyta, queen of the Amazons, encounters Alexander the Great as he sweeps through Persia.
ALEXANDER MYSTERIES BY PAUL DOHERTY Under the pen name Anna Apostolou, Doherty put Alexander the Great at the center of a mystery in A
Murder in Macedon and a sequel, A Murder in Thebes; another Alexander series continues with The
House of Death, The
Godless Man, and The Gates of Hell.
Fiction for Younger Readers
ALEXANDER THE GREAT by Nikos Kazantzakis The conqueror is seen through the eyes of a young boy in the Macedonian court; by the author of Zorba the Greek.