Joseph Kanon

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

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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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US TOUR SCHEDULE

New York, NY – March 4, 7pm Barnes & Noble, 150 East 86th Street Martin County, FL – March 7, 4pm Book Mania Iowa City, IA – March 9, 7pm Prairie Lights, 15 South Dubuque Street Milwaukee, WI – March 11, 5pm Mystery One, 2109 North Prospect Avenue Milwaukee, WI – March 11, 7pm Boswells,…

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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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