Stephan Talty is the author of Escape from the Land of Snows: The Young Dalai Lama’s Harrowing Flight to Freedom and the Making of a Spiritual Hero, The Illustrious Dead, and, with Richard Phillips, A Captain's Duty.
When Somali pirates forced Richard Phillips to give up his crew, he had to stall by any means—or... MORE
The Nazis rated Juan Pujol their best spy in England; the Brits said he was the greatest secret... MORE
A new book gives the fullest account yet of the Dalai Lama’s 1959 escape from Tibet and the CIA’s... MORE
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