Tag Archives: Spy

American Spy

Lauren Wilkinson    Pages: 289         Published: 2019

The book: New York, 1987; Marie Mitchell is an FBI officer. Young and black in a white old boys’ club, she’s given menial tasks and never gets the opportunity to work on any high-profile cases. That changes when she’s asked to go undercover on a special task force. But Marie has some doubts about taking the role. Will she accept the undercover job? Can she afford not to? Read more

The Sympathizer

Viet Thanh Nguyen    Pages: 385   Published: 2015

The book: This is a story about a Vietnamese communist double agent who comes to America after the fall of Saigon. He’s an Army captain, ostensibly building a new life in the USA, but all the time he is continuing to spy and report back to his communist handler in Vietnam. This is a saga about friendship, the duality of man, and what can both divide us and keep us together. Within the plot, the truth about the role of the USA, in what Americans refer to as the Vietnam War, is explored. Read more