Finks : how the CIA tricked the world's best writers / Joel Whitney.

"When news broke that the CIA had colluded with literary magazines to produce cultural propaganda throughout the Cold War, a debate began that has never been resolved. The story continues to unfold, with the reputations of some of America's best-loved literary figures--including Peter Matt...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Whitney, Joel, (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : OR Books, [2016]
Edition:First trade printing.
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Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: A lit'r'y coup
  • Graduates
  • The responsibility of editors
  • Pasternak, the CIA, and Feltrinelli
  • The Paris Review goes to Moscow
  • Did the CIA censor its magazines?
  • James Baldwin's protest
  • Into India
  • The US coup in Guatemala
  • Cuba: a portrait by Figueres, Plimpton, Hemingway, García Márquez, part 1
  • Cuba: a portrait by Plimpton, Hemingway and García Márquez, part 2
  • Tools rush in: Pablo Neruda, Mundo Nuevo and Keith Botsford
  • The vital center cannot hold
  • Blowback
  • Coda: Afghanistan.