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An unusual intelligence reading list

As the blog entry notes, everyone does intelligence reading lists. (Including, three years ago, Best Defense.)  But I like the list offered by "Sources and Methods" because it purposely focuses on unusual picks.  Meantime, one of the regular readers (and commenters) on this blog suggests that we compile a reading list for aliens about human ...

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As the blog entry notes, everyone does intelligence reading lists. (Including, three years ago, Best Defense.)  But I like the list offered by "Sources and Methods" because it purposely focuses on unusual picks. 

Meantime, one of the regular readers (and commenters) on this blog suggests that we compile a reading list for aliens about human life on Earth. What would be the top 10 books on that list?

(HT to DM)

Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at ricksblogcomment@gmail.com.

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