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My Secret War

Kim Philby died some years ago, but fortunately, his autobiography has just been republished in the States. (A quick note that I ordered...

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Give Me Ten Seconds

John Sergeant’s autobiography is a thoroughly entertaining read, taking us on a whistlestop tour of his journalistic career, and his...

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War on Iraq – What the Bush Team Doesn’t Want You To Know

Well I could not have timed reading this book any better than I have. Written by William Rivers Pitt and based on an interview with former...

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Open Secret

I read Stella Rimmington’s book a couple of weeks ago, and must say that I’m a little disappointed by it. I don’t think...

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Dead Air

I’m a bit of an Iain Banks fan, although strangely, I’ve never read any of his SF stuff. I say “strangely” because...

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White Teeth

Well I’ve finished the first book on my list of yesterday. I did start it last week however – I wouldn’t have ordinarily...

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Autumn arrives, and a flurry of books to read. So here’s what are upcoming on my “to read” list. 1. White Teeth –...

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The Man Who Broke Napoleon’s Codes

Finished reading this a couple of weeks ago and fascinating it was too. I’m a sucker for any stories about codes or ciphers so this...

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�9.99 by Frederic Beigbeder

Wow. This book is pretty good. Translated from the French and reset in London (not totally convincingly since the protagonist is called...

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The Natural by Joe Klein

A concise book detailing the Clinton presidency by the author of Primary Colors. I must admit to having only really having read his novels,...