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The B&N Podcast: Daniel Silva

B&N PODCAST

The B&N Podcast: Daniel Silva

Posted by The Barnes and Noble Review ×

The creator of spymaster Gabriel Allon talks about "The Other Woman" and his long obsession with the Cold War's most infamous spy.
A Spy Called Orphan: The Enigma of Donald Maclean

HISTORY

A Spy Called Orphan: The Enigma of Donald Maclean

Reviewed by Tom Carson ×

The "Cambridge Five" turned the British intelligence services inside out during the Cold War. The career of one of them plays as a tragedy.
A Legacy of Spies

ESPIONAGE

A Legacy of Spies

Reviewed by Anna Mundow ×

The master of the Cold War spy thriller returns to the aftermath of one of his classic works, and to the ghost of George Smiley....
The Sinister Hand

DAYBOOK

The Sinister Hand

By Steve King ×

Seventy years ago this week, President Truman signed an executive order that ushered in the modern "security state." By Steve King
Rogue Heroes: The History of the SAS, Britain’s Secret Special Forces Unit that Sabotaged the Nazis and Changed the Nature of War

HISTORY

Rogue Heroes: The History of the SAS, Britain’s Secret Special Forces Unit that Sabotaged the Nazis and Changed the Nature of War

Reviewed by Peter Lewis ×

The author of "Agent Zigzag" and "A Spy Among Friends" turns to the history of Britain's unconventional, improvisational paratroopers. Review by Peter Lewis.
Black Water

FICTION

Black Water

Reviewed by Anna Mundow ×

A man's career in the shadowy world of covert operations may be coming to a bloody end -- but for what purpose? Anna Mundow reviews Louise Doughty's layered novel of espionage and aftermath.
A Hero of France

FICTION

A Hero of France

Reviewed by Tom Carson ×

Alan Furst's latest wartime thriller follows a member of the Resistance working to smuggle Allied pilots to safety. Review by Tom Carson.
Exposure

CRIME AND PUNISHMENT

Exposure

Reviewed by Anna Mundow ×

Helen Dunmore's latest is a story of secrets political and personal set in a shadowy Cold War-era Britain. Review by Anna Mundow.
Making the Bear Dance: Alexander Chee on The Queen of the Night

FICTION

Making the Bear Dance: Alexander Chee on The Queen of the Night

A Conversation with Bill Tipper ×

The author of a dazzling new work of historical fiction talks about "Falcon" sopranos, courtesans, spies, and how writing a novel of 19th-century opera divas was also writing about himself.
A Colder War

A Reading Life

A Colder War

Reviewed by Katherine A. Powers ×

A disgraced MI6 agent is called back into the field after a colleague's suspicious death.
Solo: A James Bond Novel

Long List

Solo: A James Bond Novel

by James Mustich ×

Literary giant William Boyd's tale is a crackerjack spy story of Agent 007, and a rebel movement in the fictional African land of Zanzarim during the Golden Age of the 1960s.

Wheatley Goes to War

In the Margin

Wheatley Goes to War

By Tina Rosenberg ×

An excerpt from D for Deception by Tina Rosenberg courtesy of The Atavist.