Volume 65, No. 4 (December 2021)

Intelligence Officer’s Bookshelf—December 2021

Compiled and reviewed by Hayden Peake, unless otherwise noted.

In this issue:


The Chinese Invasion Threat: Taiwan’s Defense and American Strategy in Asia, by Ian Easton (Reviewed by Andrew Finlayson)


Spy Sites of Philadelphia: A Guide to the Region’s Secret History, Second Edition, by H. Keith Melton, Robert Wallace with Henry R. Schlesinger


The Anatomy of a Spy: A History of Espionage and Betrayal, by Michael Smith

Double Crossed: The Missionaries Who Spied for the United States During the Second World War, by Matthew Avery Sutton

Ian Fleming’s Inspiration: The Truth Behind the Books, by Edward Abel Smith

Nixon’s FBI: Hoover, Watergate, and a Bureau in Crisis, by Melissa Graves

No Moon As Witness: Missions of the SOE and OSS in World War II, by James Stejskal

The Secret History of STASI Spy Cameras 1950–1990, by H. Keith Melton, Detlev Vreisleben, and Michael Hasco

Spy Swap: The Humiliation of Russia’s Intelligence Services, by Nigel West

The Spy Who Was Left Out in the Cold: The Secret History of Agent Goleniewski, by Tim Tate and The Spy Who Would Be Tsar: The Mystery of Michal Goleniewski and the Far-Right Underground, by Kevin Coogan


Geiger, by Gustaf Skördeman (Reviewed by J. E. Leonardson)

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