Jeffrey Katz en Alan Furst's New 'Mission' Delivers Spy Thrills Alan Furst is fixated on a place on the verge of all-out war — and his many readers are grateful for his obsession.<p>Furst is the wonderfully inventive author of a series of novels set in Europe on the eve of World War II. He's often been compared to John le Carre, Graham Greene and other masters of fictional espionage. But it's time to consider him on his own merits.<p>The cause for this celebration is Furst's latest gem, <em>Mission to Paris</em>. Tue, 12 Jun 2012 11:03:00 +0000 Jeffrey Katz 12642 at Alan Furst's New 'Mission' Delivers Spy Thrills A Family's Visit To Holocaust 'Stumbling Stones' Evokes Strong Emotions <em>(NPR's Eric Westervelt <a href="" target="_blank">reported from Germany on Morning Edition</a> about the effort to remember Holocaust victims by engraving their names on bricks, or "stumbling stones," placed on sidewalks throughout Germany. Some of those stones bear the names of <a href="" target="_blank">Jeffrey Katz</a>'s relatives. Thu, 31 May 2012 11:57:00 +0000 Jeffrey Katz 12039 at A Family's Visit To Holocaust 'Stumbling Stones' Evokes Strong Emotions 'New Hampshire And Beyond': A Special Elections Podcast Mitt Romney's convincing win in New Hampshire — and what that might mean for upcoming contests in the Republican presidential race — is the subject of a special podcast prepared fresh this morning from NPR News.<p>The podcast includes highlights from what the candidates had to say about the outcome in New Hampshire, plus NPR reporting on how Romney put together his victory. It also examines how the focus of the campaign will change as the GOP hopefuls descend on South Carolina ahead of that state's Jan. Wed, 11 Jan 2012 12:38:00 +0000 Jeffrey Katz 5060 at 'New Hampshire And Beyond': A Special Elections Podcast 'Iowa And Beyond': Listen To A Special NPR Podcast NPR News has prepared a special podcast on the first presidential contest of the year — and where the race goes from here.<p>The podcast includes highlights from NPR's reporting from the Iowa caucuses as well as analysis of the potential impact. You'll hear from the candidates — several of whom count themselves among the winners — plus others who are reassessing their chances. Wed, 04 Jan 2012 12:41:00 +0000 Jeffrey Katz 4682 at