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Madame Fourcade’s Secret War

A New York Times Bestseller

About the Book & Reviews
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Madame Fourcade’s Secret War Q&A
View the Cast of Characters from the book

“One of the great stories of the French Resistance…of one woman’s courage amid great danger, of heroism, defiance, and, ultimately, victory.” —Alan Furst, author of A Hero of France

The New York Times Book Review: Remembering a Woman Who Was a Leader of the French Resistance, by Kati Marton

The New York Post: This woman risked it all to run a secret WWII spy network, by Reed Tucker

Listen to Lynne Olson discuss Marie-Madeleine with Debbie Monterrey on KMOX Profiles – 39 min 54 sec, KMOX Radio: The Voice of St. Louis

C-SPAN: Coverage of Lynne Olson’s talk at Politics and Prose in DC | Watch Now

First Person One on One with Lynne Olson
(Sponsored by St. Louis Public Library & HEC Media)

“Olson honors Fourcade’s fight for freedom and her ‘refusal to be silenced’ with a gripping narrative that will thrill WWII history buffs.”
—Publishers Weekly | Read full review

“An engaging, informative addition to World War II history.”
—Kirkus Review | Read full review

Listen to an excerpt – 5min 10sec
(Random House audio – read by Kimberly Farr)


last hope islandLast Hope Island

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Last Hope Island Q&A
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“Lynne Olson is a master storyteller, and she brings her great gifts to this riveting narrative of the resistance to Hitler’s war machine. . . . Last Hope Island is a smashing good tale.” —Evan Thomas, New York Times bestselling author of Being Nixon


Those Angry DaysThose Angry Days

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Those Angry Days Q&A

“With this stirring book, Lynne Olson confirms her status as our era’s foremost chronicler of World War II politics and diplomacy…” –Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright

Listen to Lynne Olson interviewed on NPR’s Fresh Air – 37 min 51 sec
View feature on NPR.org: ‘Angry Days’ Shows An America Torn Over Entering World War II

Watch Lynne Olson interviewed on Face the Nation/CBS News 
 
Watch Lynne Olson interviewed on Hardball with Chris Matthews/MSNBC


Citizens of LondonCitizens of London

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Citizens of London Q&A
Citizens of London Multimedia

2010 Honors:
#50 (#3 in History) on Amazon in the Top 100 Books of 2010
1 of 12 Notable Books for Adults in Nonfiction by American Library Association
#1 audiobook in History on Audible.com

Listen to Lynne Olson interviewed on NPR’s All Things Considered


Watch Lynne Olson interviewed on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
Wednesday March 3, 2010


Troublesome Young MenTroublesome Young Men

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Troublesome Young Men Q&A

“[A] riveting book . . . Olson tells her story with verve, never letting the reader forget what was really at risk—and what might have happened if these particular troublemakers hadn’t been so willing to stir the political pot.”
–The Atlantic Monthly