We are thrilled to bring you the second in our series of commentaries on spy novels read by the students of Fiction and Espionage at the University of Edinburgh. This week the students interview author Aly Monroe about her Peter Cotton novel Black Bear. They also discuss other books in the spy lit landscape. Author Aly Monroe interview on the Spybrary Spy Podcast Black Bear by Aly … [Read more...] about Black Bear by Aly Monroe (Fiction and Espionage) 75
Free Agent by Jeremy Duns on the Spybrary Spy Podcast We are thrilled to transmit the first in our series of commentaries on spy novels read by the students of Fiction and Espionage at the University of Edinburgh. Today's group tackle the first novel in the Paul Dark series called Free Agent and written by Jeremy Duns. Free Agent, the first in the 4 books based on spy Paul … [Read more...] about Free Agent by Jeremy Duns (Commentary) Ep 74.
Fiction and Espionage series introduction by University of Edinburgh's Penny Fielding and Simon Cooke. Spybrarians, we are in for a real treat. Our good friend Professor Penny Fielding and her colleague Professor Simon Cooke of the University of Edinburgh bring us 5 spy lit podcast episodes which are recorded by students of their Fiction and Espionage course. Penny points out that these … [Read more...] about Fiction and Espionage – University of Edinburgh Intro.
On this episode of Spybrary, Matthew Kresal talks to Matt Sherman of Bond Fans Events about the upcoming Bond fans trip and tour to Las Vegas. Bond fans will gather under the stewardship of Matt Sherman to celebrate the 007 movie Diamonds are Forever. Matt Sherman aka the 'M' at Bond Fans Events also talks us through past tours and the type of surprises he likes to include in his Bond … [Read more...] about Matt from Bond Fans Events talks 007 in Las Vegas! (72)
Ripley is Back! David Craggs joins Mike Ripley at the Harper Collins offices in London to find out more about the paperback version of Kiss Kiss Bang Bang and why those of us who have the hardback should buy it. Who Is Mike Ripley?Best known for his award-winning ‘Angel’ series of comic thrillers, Ripley reviewed almost 1,000 crime novels in a twenty year span as a critic for … [Read more...] about Kiss Kiss Bang Bang – Mike Ripley tells us what’s new in the paperback edition. (71)
Brush Pass - a quick review from Spybrary listeners on the books they love (and hate!) Spy Author Payne Harrison has kindly submitted a brush pass review to the Spybrary Podcast.'As a former Army signal officer and a spy novelist myself (including the ‘crypto-thriller,’Black Cipher), I’ve always been rather frustrated that other thriller authors have largely avoided the signals intelligence … [Read more...] about The Sigint Tableau – Brush Pass review by Payne Harrison
On this episode of the Spybrary Spy Podcast, John Koenig sends in a brush pass review of two spy novels written in the early 80s. Chess Player and Button Zone. Brush Pass - a quick review from Spybrary listeners on the books they love (and hate!) What is a Brush Pass review exactly? These are first impression reviews sent in by Spybrary listeners and give us their first … [Read more...] about Button Zone and Chess Player Spy book Review (69)