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'The Year I Was Peter The Great': A Young American In Soviet Russia

Marvin Kalb's new book is about a very interesting year — 1956 — that he spent on a diplomatic mission to what was then the U.S.S.R. It's part memoir, part context for understanding the Cold War.

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'This Was A Beautiful Place': Puerto Rico's Coffee Farms Devastated By Maria

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A Softer World Luke Howard
Rainy Streets Blue in Green

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'The Year I Was Peter The Great': A Young American In Soviet Russia

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After Midnight: Thelonious Monk At 100

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