Kluge Staff Fellow John Haynes discusses making new sources accessible and specifically, a digital concordance to early Cold War Soviet espionage record. Speaker Biography: John E. Haynes is an American historian and specialist in 20th [More]
Narrated by Frank Muller. The story of a perilous assignment for the agent who wants to desperately end his career of espionage — to come in from the cold.
Audiobook: https://amzn.to/35PPvYO (Free with your Audible trial) (Free with your Audible trial) The celebrated author of Double Cross and Rogue Heroes returns with his greatest spy story yet, a thrilling Americans-era tale of Oleg Gordievsky, [More]
#JamesBond #espionage #ColdWar I’m Mark, and I read a lot of books. So, I thought I would record my thoughts on those I do. These thoughts tend to be long, in depth and by way [More]
The Man with the Poison Gun – A Cold War Spy Story, is Serhii Plokhy’s first non-fiction thriller. It focuses on the life of Bogdan Stashinsky, the assassin who killed Stepan Bandera and Lev Rebet. [More]
This is a preview of the digital audiobook of The Billion Dollar Spy by David E Hoffman, available on Libro.fm at https://libro.fm/audiobooks/9781101913925. Libro.fm is the first audiobook company to directly support independent bookstores. Libro.fm’s bookstore [More]
Today we’re talking to Alison Lewis, a professor in German at the University of Melbourne. She is the author of several books, including one in German about love and gender in literature during Germany’s reunification [More]
From 1979 until 1985, the CIA ran an immensely productive spy in the heart of the Soviet military-industrial complex in Moscow. Author David E. Hoffman described this singularly-important operation, based on declassified CIA cables and [More]
Recorded October 18, 2018 Praised for his “elegant, jaunty, and very British high style” (New York Times), Ben Macintyre is the bestselling author of A Spy Among Friends, Agent Zigzag, Operation Mincemeat, and Double Cross, [More]
This one is a bit out of my normal range of books to discuss, but after falling in love with the TV series Longmire I had to take a crack at the books they are [More]
This is a video preview of the book, “Last Hand: A Suburban Memoir of Cards and the Cold War Era.” This preview also provides reader reviews. You can order a special autographed copy of the [More]
“Cold War spy fiction in the grand tradition” Joseph Kanon “Immensely assured” Jayne Anne Phillips “Unputdownable mole hunt” Olen Steinhauer “A quietly devastating thriller” Stephen Schiff “As I read AN HONORABLE MAN, I kept coming [More]
The daughter of a Cold War spy was the featured author at the Friends of the Library literary luncheon on Nov. 21 at Strathmore Mansion. Dozens of book lovers turned out for the discussion with [More]
Available on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Our-Own-Device-M-K-South-ebook/dp/B06XHMZ6TW/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1531500271&sr=8-1 “It’s 1985, Glasnost and Perestroika have come to Russia, AIDS, which had been steamrolling through the gay community, is making its presence known to the world at large, and the Year [More]
Trailer for BORN UNDER AN ASSUMED NAME: THE MEMOIR OF A COLD WAR SPY’S DAUGHTER by Sara Mansfield Taber. To be published by Potomac Books, January 2012.
On March 25, 2014, Michael J. Sulick, former Director of the U.S. National Clandestine Service and former Chief of CIA Counterintelligence discussed his new book “American Spies: Espionage against the United States from the Cold [More]
My thoughts on In Cold Blood. New podcast episode about Mystery Show and the money we spend on pop culture, including books: https://soundcloud.com/ifeelbetterpodcast/mystery-show-and-pop-culture-spending Bookish Links Website: http://www.climbthestacks.com/ Tumblr: http://climbthestacks.tumblr.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/climbthestacks Instagram: http://instagram.com/climbthestacks Request a [More]