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Bar-Joseph, Uri. The Angel - The Egyptian Spy Who Saved Israel. NY: Harper Collins. 2016.
Beckerman, Gail. When They Come for Us, We'll Be Gone - The Epic Struggle to Save Soviet Jewry. NY. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. 2010
Black, Ian. Morris, Benny. Israel's Secret Wars - A History of Israel's Intelligence Services. NY: Grove Press. 1991.
Bukovsky, Vladimir. To Build A Castle - My Life As A Dissenter. NY: Viking Press. 1979.
Buttman, Hillel; translated from Russian by Hoffman, Steffani. From Leningrad to Jerusalem the Gulag Way - Hijacking, Plot and Trial. Berkeley, CA: Benmir Books. 1990.
Buwalda, Petrus. They Did Not Dwell Alone - Jewish Emigration from the Soviet Union 1967 - 1990. Baltimore & London: The Johns Hopkins University Press. Washington, DC: The Woodrow Wilson Center Press. 1997.
Dan, Uri. Eisenberg, Dennis. Landau, Eli. The Mossad - Israel's Secret Intelligence Service. London: Paddington Press. 1978.
Greene, David. Midnight in Siberia - A Train Journey into the Heart of Russia. NY, London: W. W. Norton & Co. 2014.
Halevy, Yossi Klein. Like Dreamers - The Story of the Israeli Paratroopers who Reunited Jerusalem and Divided a Nation. NY: Harper Collins e-books. 2013.
Kuznetsov, Edward. Translated from Russian by Spier, Howard. Prison Diaries. NY: Stein and Day. 1975.
McNab, Chris. Sagger Anti-Tank Missile vs. M60 Main Battle Tank - Yom Kippur War 1973. NY and UK: Osprey c/o Bloomsbury 2018.
Melman, Yossi. Raviv, Dan. Every Spy a Prince - The Complete Histroy of Israel's Intelligence Community. NY: Houghton Mifflin Co. 1990.
Nekipelov, Victor. Translated from Russian by Carynnyk, Marco and Horban, Marta. Institute of Fools - Notes From the Serbsky. NY: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Inc. 1980.
Nudel, Ida. A Hand in the Darkness - The Autobiography of a Refusenik. NY: Warner Books. 1990.
Rabinovich, Abraham. The Yom Kippur War - The Epic Encounter that Transformed the Middle East. NY: Schocken Books. 2004.
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Shavit, Ari. My Promised Land - The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel. NY: Random House. 2013.
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FICTION / MEMOIR THAT INSPIRED ME:
Gorokhova, Elena. A Mountain of Crumbs - A Memoir. NY, London, Toronto, Sydney: Simon & Schuster. 2009.
Grossman, David. Translated from Hebrew by Cohen, Jessica. To the End of the Land. NY: Vintage International / Alfred A. Knopf, a division of Random House. 2010.
Oz, Amos. Translated from Hebrew by de Lange, Nicholas. A Tale of Love and Darkness. Orlando, Austin, NY, San Diego, Toronto, London: Harcourt Books. 2004.
Simons, Paullina. Six Days in Leningrad. NY: Harper Collins. 2013.
Simons, Paullina. The Bronze Horseman. NY: Harper Collins. 2001.
Weisel, Elie. The Testament. NY: Shoken Books. 1981.