Cold War machinations

Sarah Lonsdale recounts how writers became enmeshed in national struggles; Jane Yager tells the surprising story of DIY punk in the DDR; we talk to Robert Potts about the pleasures of reading John le Carré ("I was never happier than when I was reading John le Carré")


Cold Warriors: Writers who waged the literary Cold War, by Duncan White 

Burning Down the Haus: Punk rock, revolution and the fall of the Berlin Wall, by Tim Mohr   

Agent Running in the Field by John le Carré

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