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The Fox and The Hound by Donald E. Markle

While Washington’s role in this book is certainly at the forefront in parts, Markle has really documented the birth of American spying as his subtitle suggests. There was a lot more intelligence gathering going on during the Revolution than just what was being produced by the Culper spy ring around NY.

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Stalin and Us | Nina Khrushcheva

Stalin’s rehabilitation is under way.

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CD Review: Sonny Landreth, From the Reach

The music on this CD is an homage to a lot of great guitarists – including Sonny himself. The slide guitar work is awesome. The album is a veritable cornucopia of talents, with guitarists like Mark Knopfler, Eric Clapton, Robben Ford, and Eric Johnson.

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World War Z – Audio Production (Abridged)

Even if you’re not into zombies, the world war z abridged audio production of World War Z is worth a listen.

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Book Review: Isaac’s Storm

Isaac’s Storm is about the devastating Galveston hurricane of 1900, the nascent National Weather Service … and their spectacular and criminal incompetence.

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Book Review: Thunderstruck

Erik Larson’s Thunderstruck reads like a novel, but it isn’t. It’s a non-fiction history of the invention of wireless telegraphy and a famous murder.

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