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At constant risk of structural collapse, discovery, and sabotage, cold war-era Berliners on both sides of the wall made extraordinary efforts to rescue friends, family, and strangers from the East by digging tunnels.
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Once again, French presents a taut detective drama in which everyone is guilty of something.
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Candice Millard's account of Churchill's capture and imprisonment while in Africa covering the Boer War as a journalist is vivid and full of life.
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After Ian Kershaw's universally praised similar 1998 biography, do readers really need another Hitler study? The answer is yes.
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Fifty-five years into his writing career, le Carré seems blessed with the ability to be endlessly fascinating.
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