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From Naval Institute Press, by Elizabeth Atwood. Out 9 September 2020. “Marguerite once described herself as a chameleon. She would be a flirtatious debutante, a devoted housewife, a music and drama critic, a foreign correspondent, and an American secret agent.” The Liberation of Marguerite Harrison follows the first female American spy, who began working for […]
From Signal, by Ben Macintyre. Out 15 September 2020. “They did not know that the woman they called Mrs. Burton was really Colonel Ursula Kuczynski of the Red Army, a decorated Soviety military intelligence officer, and a highly trained spy who had conducted espionage operations in china, Poland, and Switzerland, before coming to Britain on […]
The Promise: Love and Loss in Modern China. From Bloomsbury Caravel, by Xinran Hue, translated by William Spence. Out 8 September 2020. “I always thought that being in love was the source of all life, that it couldn’t be restrained by faith, politics, culture, folklore, material goods. Then again, when I look at the experience […]
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