Every major world leader should keep this book beneath his pillow. A splendid triumph of lyrical sadness, possibly the most delicate take on nuclear war ever written. Able to discuss complex matters of geopolitics and history with a very natural, very quiet honesty, it is one of the most disturbing books you'll ever read - and basically features no disturbing scene whatsoever.
Featured in my Top 7 Apocalyptic/Post-Apocalyptic Novels: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CFZjpbhDAGw
Featured in my Top 5 Disturbing Novels: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lE3O_YaI3gQ