As Phillips Sands’ The Ratline explores, Nazis complicity in genocide didn’t stop Americans trying to recruit them.
A new, fascinating literary genre has recently emerged. The best examples include Louise Kehoe’s In This Dark House (1995), Edmund de Waal’s The Hare With Amber Eyes (2011), East West Street (2016) by Philippe Sands, and Mark Mazower’s What You Did Not Tell (2017). They have three things in common. They all draw the reader in with a compelling family mystery. As we read on, we find that the mystery has something to do with the dark history of the mid-20th century. …read more
Source:: New Statesman