Volume 66, No. 4 (December 2022)

Reviews—Intelligence Officer's Bookshelf, December 2022

Compiled and reviewed by Hayden Peake with contributions from other reviewers

Books reviewed in this issue of IO Bookshelf

Contemporary Issues

Spymaster’s Prism: The Fight Against Russian Aggression, by Jack Devine

Surveillance State: Inside China’s Quest to Launch a New Era of Social Control, by Josh Chin and Liza Lin

Intelligence Process/Tradecraft

Lying for Money: How Legendary Frauds Reveal the Workings of the World, by Dan Davies. Reviewed by J. E. Leonardson

Spies on the Sidelines: The High-Stakes World of NFL Espionage, by Kevin Bryant. Reviewed by David A. Welker


US Intelligence History

Agent Josephine: American Beauty, French Hero, British Spy, by Damien Lewis

The Cuban Missile Crisis: When Intelligence Made A Difference, by Regis D. Heitchue

Espionage and Enslavement in the Revolution: The True Story of Robert Townsend and Elizabeth, by Claire Bellerjeau and Tiffany Yecke Brooks

The Liar: How A Double Agent in the CIA Became the Cold War’s Last Honest Man, by Benjamin Cunningham

Last Call at the Hotel Imperial: The Reporters Who Took On A World at War, by Deborah Cohen. Reviewed by Graham Alexander

Scorpions’ Dance: The President, the Spymaster, and Watergate, by Jefferson Morley

The Secret History of the Five Eyes: The Untold Story of the International Spy Network, by Richard Kerbaj

Wise Gals: The Spies Who Built the CIA and Changed the Future of Espionage, by Natalia Holt. Reviewed by Janice Felt

Intelligence History Abroad

Britain’s Plot To Kill Hitler: The True Story of Operation Foxley and SOE, by Eric Lee

The Grey Men: Pursuing the Stasi Into the Present, by Ralph Hope

Hitler’s Spy Against Churchill: The Spy Who Died Out in The Cold, by Jan-Willem van den Braak

Saboteur: The Untold Story of SOE’s Youngest Agent at the Heart of the French Resistance, by Mark Seaman

Spies Who Changed History: The Greatest Spies and Agents of the 20th Century, by Nigel West

Soviet Defectors: Revelations of Renegade Intelligence Officers, 1924–1954, by Kevin P. Riehle

Tunnel 29: The True Story of an Extraordinary Escape Beneath the Berlin Wall, by Helena Merriman

The Unquiet Englishman: A Life of Graham Greene by Richard Greene

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