- Sep 22, 2020
Three Books I'm Reading Now, 9/22/20 Edition
What I'm reading 9/22/20: 01 Deadly Waters 02 Miss Graham's Cold War Cookbook 03 The Silent Companions
- Sep 18, 2020
Six Illuminating Memoirs I've Read This Year
01 Leaving the Witness In Leaving the Witness: Exiting a Religion and Finding a Life, Amber Scorah takes the reader into her confidences and lays bare her sheltered experiences, religious indoctrination, societal and gender pressures, hearty evangelism, and her eventual questioning and subsequent freezing out from the Jehovah’s Witnesses—which meant she was cut off permanently from almost everyone she knew. Scorah retraces her steps from being a covert, illegal proselytizer i
- May 15, 2020
Review of The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War by Ben Macintyre
Macintyre presents a wonderfully paced and skillfully recounted Cold War-era story of spy intrigue, paranoia, bravery, and twists and turns.
- Jan 1, 2020
Review of The Unexpected Spy: From the CIA to the FBI, My Secret Life... by Tracy Walder
I love a peek at a secret world, and here Walder offers fascinating glimpses of her life as a CIA and an FBI agent.