Books and Media Reviewed in this Issue
Intelligence and the State: Analysts and Decision Makers, by Jonathan House
The Perfect Police State: An Undercover Odyssey Into China’s Terrifying Surveillance Dystopia of the Future, by Geoffrey Cain
Black Ops: The Life of a CIA Shadow Warrior, by Ric Prado
Chile, the CIA and the Cold War: A Transatlantic Perspective, by James Lockhart
How To Stage A Coup: And Ten Other Lessons From The World of Secret Statecraft, by Rory Cormac
The Girls Who Stepped Out of Line: Untold Stories of the Women Who Changed the Course of World War II, by Major General Marie K. Eder, US Army (Ret.)
The Man Who Knew Too Much: An Ex-CIA Officer’s Quest Through a Legend of Betrayal, by Howard Blum
Secret City: The Hidden History of Gay Washington, by James Kirchick
The Secret Royals: Spying and the Crown From Victoria to Diana, by Richard J. Aldrich and Rory Cormac
A Spy Called Cynthia: and A Life In Intelligence, by Anonymous
The Woman All Spies Fear: Code breaker Elizebeth Smith Friedman and Her Hidden Life, by Amy Butler Greenfield
Russian Intelligence: A Case-Based Study of Russian Services and Missions Past and Present, by Kevin P. Riehle
Spies, Spin and the Fourth Estate: British Intelligence and the Media, by Paul Lashmar
A State of Secrecy: Stasi Informers and the Culture of Surveillance, by Alison Lewis
Damascus Station, by David McCloskey. Reviewed by Graham Alexander
Gray Man (Film), reviewed by Mike R.
Silverview by John le Carré. Reviewed by Mike R.
Spies in Canaan by David Park. Reviewed by J. E. Leonardson
* Unless otherwise noted, reviews are by Hayden Peake.