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Legacy of Ashes
Legacy of Ashes: The History of the CIA | Tim Weiner
With shocking revelations that made headlines in papers across the country, Pulitzer-Prize-winner Tim Weiner gets at the truth behind the CIA and uncovers here why nearly every CIA Director has left the agency in worse shape than when he found it; and how these profound failures jeopardize our national security. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Just added this 702 page #nonfiction #historical account of the #CIA to my #TBR stack. Can't wait!
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Just to balance it out, there's a book with a much more sympathetic view towards the CIA and spy agencies in general. While it wasn't a very good book, it still deserves a read to see another side of the CIA. When it was released, it did become a national bestseller, by the way. It may be a good primer to other books about the CIA.

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First Litsy vacation post! Have been very busy traveling around and celebrating Christmas with my family, and honestly haven‘t gotten any reading done until today. Did some reading at the beach, but forgot to take a picture. The tagged book I read about 7 years ago staying at my uncle‘s condo on the Colombian coast. I think my older cousin had left it there a few years earlier. Very fascinating deep delve into the history of the CIA.

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Day 28: Red.
I've been meaning to read this book forever because it sounds totally fascinating. I'll get around to it soon! Maybe 2018 will be the year 🙈 #readathon @DeweysReadathon #30daysofreadathon

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Eyyyy it's round 3 of the #augustphotochallenge ! Since I realized a huge chunk of my nonfiction *is* political books, here are two stacks of my favorite topics: Cold War spies (left) and the 1960s (right). You can also see some of my other NF books in the background...including an A. Ham cameo (see if you can spot him). Anyway, I need to read some of these again - or for the first time (Robert Caro cough). #politicsandbooks #hamiljokes

LauraJ Legacy was good. Did you read Enemies? 3y
TheSpinecrackersBookClub Gorgeous stack! 3y
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This should keep you up nights. Ever wonder how we acquired so many enemies?.....

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A very interesting book although parts of it felt more like a survey then an in depth analysis. Then again, it was already 600 pages so I can see why!

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Really enjoying this so far, a history of an organization most Americans know little about but should...

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