In this special episode of The World Next Week, James M. Lindsay and Robert McMahon are joined by CFR senior fellow Carla Anne Robbins to discuss their most recently beloved books, the books they’re looking forward to reading, and the book they’re reading for fun.
Jim's Picks
Vietnam: An Epic Tragedy, 1945–1975 by Max Hastings
President's of War by Michael Beschloss
A Legacy of Spies: A Novel by John le Carré
Bob's Picks
Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover
Spying on the South: An Odyssey Across the American Divide by Tony Horwitz
This Is Not Propaganda: Adventures in the War Against Reality by Peter Pomerantsev
Carla's Picks
Our Man: Richard Holbrooke and the End of the American Century by George Packer
The Great Successor: The Divinely Perfect Destiny of Brilliant Comrade Kim Jong Un by Anna Fifield
Berlin Noir: March Violets; The Pale Criminal; A German Requiem by Philip Kerr
Havana Gold: The Havana Quartet by Leonardo Padura

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