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Here’s what our writers and editors are reading this week.
The legendary author of ‘Guns, Germs, and Steel’ has produced a genuine mess of a book.
It’s a bad thriller that’s thoroughly uninterested in exploring its own ideas.
Here’s what our editors and writers have been reading this week.
Here’s what our editors and writers are reading this week.
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Stephen Kinzer’s new book shows how Greatest Generation spooks justified their horrific experiments on unwitting Americans.
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