Scribner

9781501117831

Share this Article:

Review of ‘The Prisoner in His Palace’

What's it like to spend hours with a murderous, monstrous world leader? Can such a person be capable of kindness?

In the summer of 2006, a group of 12 American soldiers deployed to Iraq were astounded to find themselves in a strange crosshair of history: They were assigned to guard fallen leader Saddam Hussein throughout…

Sign Up

Stay on top of new releases: Sign up for our enewsletters to receive reading recommendations in your favorite genres every Tuesday.