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Nov 12, 2011

20th Century Personal Notes

Dwight Garner, "Mass Slaughter on a Personal Level," NYT, 10 November, reviews Peter Englund's The Beauty and the Sorrow: An Intimate History of the First World War. Trans. by Peter Graves.

Arthur Herman, "Parallel Lives," WSJ, 10 November, reviews Susan Hertog's Dangerous Ambition: Rebecca West and Dorothy Thompson, New Women in Search of Love and Power.

Arthur Phillips, "Hemingway at Sea," NYT, 10 November, reviews Sandra Spanier and Robert W. Trogdon, eds., The Letters of Ernest Hemingway, Vol I, 1907-1922, Boris Vejdovsky with Mariel Hemingway, Hemingway: A Life in Pictures, and Paul Hendrickson's Hemingway's Boat: Everything He Loved in Life, and Lost, 1934-1961.

Henry Kissinger, "The Age of Kennan," NYT, 10 November, reviews John Lewis Gaddis's George F. Kennan: An American Life. Michael Getler reviews Derek Chollet and Samantha Power, eds., The Unquiet American: Richard Holbrooke in the World for the Washington Post, 11 November.

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