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An Army general takes some grief for his books

When outgoing Army chief of staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey released his official reading list this week, he came up against some tough critics.

Our colleague, Greg Jaffe, explains.

Steven Levingston is the nonfiction editor of The Washington Post. He is author of “Little Demon in the City of Light: A True Story of Murder and Mesmerism in Belle Époque Paris” (Doubleday, 2014) and “The Kennedy Baby: The Loss that Transformed JFK” (Washington Post eBook, 2013).

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