Joseph Kanon

New York Times Best Selling Author of Istanbul Passage and The Good German

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US TOUR SCHEDULE

Tour schedule for DEFECTORS   APR 20 Texas State / TEXAS LIBRARY ASSOCIATION (SAN ANTONIO) APR 21 Texas State / TEXAS LIBRARY ASSOCIATION (SAN ANTONIO) JUN 1 New York City / BOOK EXPO SIGNING JUN 7 New York City / BARNES & NOBLE #2278 (UPPER EAST) JUN 11 Washington, DC / POLITICS & PROSE JUN…

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DEFECTORS

The bestselling author returns on June 6, 2017 in America and June 1, 2017 in the UK with a fast-paced and richly imagined novel about an American spy, the Cold War’s most notorious defector, who fled Washington for the safety of Moscow-but never lost his talent for betrayal. Defectors is the gripping story of one family…

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THE WALL STEET JOURNAL

THE WALL STEET JOURNAL February 27, 2015 MYSTERIES: POSTWAR NOIR An espionage thriller about an exiled German writer returning to rubble-strewn Berlin.  By Tom Nolan A divided, blockaded, rubble-strewn city, in January 1949, is the semi-surrealistic setting of Joseph Kanon’s thought-provoking, pulse-pounding espionage thriller, “Leaving Berlin” (Atria, 371 pages, $27). Beyond the “jagged graveyard streets…

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LEAVING BERLIN

From the bestselling author of Istanbul Passage—called a “fast-moving thinking man’s thriller” by The Wall Street Journal—comes a sweeping, atmospheric novel of postwar East Berlin, a city caught between political idealism and the harsh realities of Soviet occupation.

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ISTANBUL PASSAGE

A neutral capital straddling Europe and Asia, Istanbul has spent the war as a magnet for refugees and spies. Even American businessman Leon Bauer has been drawn into this shadow world, doing undercover odd jobs and courier runs for the Allied war effort. Now as the espionage community begins to pack up and an apprehensive…

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