Argo

Today I had the pleasure to go to the local cinĂ© club to watch Argo, ” A dramatization of the 1980 joint CIA-Canadian secret operation to extract six fugitive American diplomatic personnel out of revolutionary Iran. “ For two hours I was gripping my chair as the suspense is absolutely thrilling. Ben Affleck’s efforts at…

HHHH, by Laurent Binet

A few years ago, I was offered a book for my birthday : HHhH, a French novel on Operation Anthropoid, which took place during World War II and led to the death of a Nazi leader, Reinhard Heydrich. I was taken aback when I saw it was featured on the New York Times’ list of…