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A journalist argues that inter-Arab conflict is the central crisis of the Middle East.
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A writer recalls a Soviet childhood, lived at the height of the cold war.
Richard Reeves chronicles the courage and resolve that drove the Berlin Airlift.
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This clever novel manages to blend existential ponderings with humor and sharp writing.
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