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Review: Christian Caryl on Jeffrey Lewis’s new Doomsday

Christian Caryl, a foreign policy specialist at the Washington Post who has reported from North Korea, reads arms control expert Jeffrey Lewis’s “speculative novel” about a North Korean-US nuclear showdown. You probably don’t spend a lot of time worrying about the threat of nuclear war. After all, the days when the United States and the Soviet Union threatened to send the human race into oblivion at the touch of a button are long over. Right?