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When grief calls forth the healing - a memoir of losing a twin When grief calls forth the healing - a memoir of losing a twin

In 1961, Michael Rockefeller, son of then-governor of New York State Nelson A. Rockefeller, mysteriously disappeared off the remote coast of southern New Guinea. Amid the glare of international public interest, the governor, along with his daughter Mary, Michael's twin, set off on a futile search, only to return empty handed and empty hearted. What followed were Mary's twenty-seven-year repression of her grief and an unconscious denial of her twin's death, which haunted her relationships and con

Jul 30, 2014
Pathway to a professorship - college and university life 1946-1955 Pathway to a professorship - college and university life 1946-1955

Jul 31, 2014
A spy among friends - Kim Philby and the great betrayal A spy among friends - Kim Philby and the great betrayal

"Kim Philby was the greatest spy in history, a brilliant and charming man who rose to head Britain's counterintelligence against the Soviet Union during the height of the Cold War - while he was secretly working for the enemy. And nobody thought he knew Philby like Nicholas Elliott, Philby's best friend and fellow officer in MI6. The two men had gone to the same schools, belonged to the same exclusive clubs, grown close through the crucible of wartime intelligence work and long nights of drink a

Jul 31, 2014