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‘The Woman Who Smashed Codes’: An Interview with Author Jason Fagone

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Journalist Jason Fagone has tapped into a little-known piece of history with his latest book, The Woman Who Smashed Codes.” Fagone’s book tells the story of Elizebeth Friedman, whose ability to crack codes in language and writings for the National Security Agency (NSA) during World War II made her an invaluable asset to the nation. Her husband, William had long been recognized by NSA as the “founder of the science of modern American cryptology,” but Elizebeth’s reputation as a master codebreaker is what bought them both the most notoriety. Taking place at a time in history where women’s contributions to STEM fields and other areas where the most intricate knowledge and skills must be applied, Elizebeth was often left out…

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The Hot List: This Week’s Hottest New Releases!

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Every week, look for BookTrib to bring you a list of the hottest new releases everyone will be talking about. This week science-fiction, masterful horror, and thrilling mysteries lead the pack. There’s something for everyone! The Second Sister, Claire Kendal Ten years ago, Ella’s sister Miranda went missing without a trace, and as each year has gone by, Ella has started looking more and more like the beloved sister she’s lost. Now the same age that Miranda was when she disappeared, Ella’s only being held together by her job as a self-defense expert helping victims, and her sister’s ten-year-old son. Ella is positive that someone took Miranda, and that Jason Thorne, a sadistic serial killer behind bars in a psychiatric…

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