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"Last Witnesses" by Svetlana Alexievich, translated from the Russian by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky; Random House (294 pages, $30) ___ "Last Witnesses: An Oral History of the Children of World War II" has no preface, no introduction, no afterword. The book opens with two short quotes, and after that it is nothing but memories, beginning with a Russian man's remembrance of being 6 ...

"Our Man: Richard Holbrooke and the End of the American Century" by George Packer; Knopf (608 pages, $30) ___ The first six times I met Richard Holbrooke, I needed to introduce myself. The seventh time we met was in 1983, shortly after I had been named the Wall Street Journal's managing editor. He not only knew who I was but recalled all our prior meetings. After a mutual friend assured me it ...