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Eva Dillon

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Eva Dillon spent twenty-five years in the magazine publishing business in New York City, including stints at Vogue, Glamour, The New Yorker, and as president of Reader’s Digest, U.S. Dillon and her six siblings grew up moving around the world for her father's CIA assignments in Berlin, Mexico City, Rome, and New Delhi. She holds a bachelor’s in Music from Virginia Commonwealth University and lives in Charleston, South Carolina. SPIES IN THE FAMILY was awarded a Kirkus Star from the prestigious book-reviewing company (stars awarded to only 10% of all reviews); and was recently selected as a Wall Street Journal Book Of The Month.

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The Daily Beast published an opinion piece I wrote about the human cost of a new cold war:

"My father was a spy who helped keep the Cold War from Heating up. As we enter into a murky new Cold War 2.0 with Russia, his story has lessons for us about the human cost of conflict."


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