08/31/2010 10:46 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

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

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 to be published, his place in posterity is assured.

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