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Spy Novel

The Spy Who Bugged Me

Keith Thomson | Posted 02.26.2014 | Books
Keith Thomson

The experience gave me the idea for a story: A national security reporter discovers that a subminiature electronic device is implanted in his head. He investigates, propelling him into a life-or-death struggle with the spy who'd bugged him.

John le Carré Causes Author's Foxhunting Accident

Linda Howard Urbach | Posted 06.25.2013 | Comedy
Linda Howard Urbach

I knew Le Carré had a fondness for fox hunting and so I rented an authentic Lady's Victorian riding costume. Then I drove to St. Buryan a small village in Cornwall and stopping by the local stables, I arranged to hire a horse for the hunt.

'Mission to Paris' Proves Alan Furst Is the Master of Espionage Fiction

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 08.18.2012 | Books
Jesse Kornbluth

If you have a deadline looming or even a busy week, the absolute last thing you want to do is crack open Mission to Paris and think you're going to read just a chapter, because you're not.

So You Want a Career in Intelligence: The Real Reading List

Alma Katsu | Posted 11.21.2011 | DC
Alma Katsu

Intelligence work has its own particular demands and a unique culture. I often thought aspirants would be better served if we could give them a taste of what the job was really like.

Spy Novelist John le Carré: Writing A Book Is 'Like Having A Baby'

Telegraph | Olga Craig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Cornwell, now 79, allows himself a modest smile. He is, actually, an extremely modest man. With his latest book, his 22nd, Our Kind of Traitor, about ...

The Time Square Vendors: The Real Hero vs. Jack Bauer

Daniel Levin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Daniel Levin

While the surveillance scene of the Times Bomb Square seems plucked from a modern thriller, the heroes do not.

'Once A Spy' Excerpt: Keith Thomson's Satirical Thriller About A Spy With Alzheimer's (Part Five)

The Huffington Post | Keith Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Over the past five weeks, HuffPost Books has been rolling out a series of excerpts from Part One of Keith Thomson's debut novel, "Once a Spy." Read Th...

'Once A Spy' Excerpt: Keith Thomson's Satirical Thriller (Part Four)

The Huffington Post | Keith Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Over the next few weeks, HuffPost Books will be rolling out a series of excerpts from Part One of Keith Thomson's debut novel, "Once a Spy." Read Thom...

'Once A Spy' Excerpt: Keith Thomson's Satirical Thriller (Part Three)

The Huffington Post | Keith Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Over the next few weeks, HuffPost Books will be rolling out a series of excerpts from Part One of Keith Thomson's debut novel, "Once a Spy." Read Thom...

'Once A Spy' Excerpt: Keith Thomson's Satirical Thriller (Part Two)

The Huffington Post | Keith Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Over the next month, HuffPost Books will be rolling out a series of excerpts from Part One of Keith Thomson's debut novel, "Once a Spy." Read Thomson'...

'Once A Spy' Excerpt: Keith Thomson's Satirical Thriller

The Huffington Post | Keith Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Over the next five weeks, HuffPost Books will be rolling out a series of excerpts from Part One of Keith Thomson's debut novel, "Once a Spy." You can ...

Comedic King Lear and Jack Bauer Clone - Audiobook Reviews

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Tom Alderman

In Fool, Moore's sell is his Pythonesque-meets-Austin-Powers dialogue and descriptors, delivered on these CDs with sly British sincerity and skill by Euan Morton.