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Spy Book Reviews
Today we decode a brush pass transmission, a spy book review of Simon Conway's The Agent Runner. Author and Spy Book fan, Stephen England gives us his brush pass spy book review of The Agent Runner by Simon Conway The Agent Runner by Simon Conway From the winner of an Ian Fleming Steel Dagger Award,...
Today we decode a brush pass transmission sent in by Welsh author and spy book fan, C.P.Bennison, author of Parallel Shadows. She gives us the lowdown on Waiting for Sunrise by William Boyd in this brush pass spy book review. Join the SIS – Spybrary Intelligence Service and never miss an important spy book, movie,...
Where to start reading John le Carre
An essential guide to the spy novels of John le Carré by journalist, political commentator, author, and spy fan Tim Shipman. OK shoot me… I love lists and they are a good place to start a debate. I’m going to rank John le Carré’s spy novels (so no Naïve and Sentimental Lover and Pigeon Tunnel)...
Today we decode a brush pass transmission sent in by Australian author and Spy Book fan, Aiden L Bailey. He gives us his brush pass spy book review of The Power of the Dog and The Cartel by Don Winslow and tells us why he thinks spy fans will enjoy these two Don Winslow novels....
3 books about George Blake
This week we received several emails from Spybrary Spy Podcast listeners asking which books about George Blake they should read.Soviet Double Agent, George Blake passed away in Russia this week aged 99. Here are the top 3 spy books about George Blake we recommend. Spybrary Spy Podcast picks for those interested in reading books about...
Jason King is back and he shares his favorite spy books of 2020 and his picks for next year! Jason King returns to the Spybrary Podcast for his annual Christmas address to share his 2020 spy books picks. This is the most requested feature of Spybrary, requested by spouses, friends, and relatives who purchase Christmas...
Spywrite's Jeff Quest in conversation with author Joseph Oldham Jeff Quest (Spywrite) chats with the author of Paranoid Visions, Joseph Oldham. Paranoid Visions explores the history of the spy and conspiracy genres on British television, from 1960s Cold War series through 1980s conspiracy dramas to contemporary ‘war on terror’ thrillers. It analyses classic dramas including Tinker...
Mick Herron's Slough House Review
Mick Herron's Slow Horses series is a massive hit among spy book fans and our very own Erik Williams has been sent an early copy from Soho Press of the 7th Jackson Lamb novel (to be published in February 2021). In a briefing to Spybrary, Erik gives us his thoughts in this spoiler-free Slough House...
Today we decode a brush pass transmission sent in by Spybrary listener Andy Onyx. Author and Spy Book fan, Andy Onyx gives us his brush pass spy book review of Rage by Simon Conway. Jonah Said is a man with nowhere left to run. Hunted, haunted, and bearing the horrific scars of a life spent...
Dead Doubles – Spy Book Interview with Author Trevor Barnes on the Spybrary Spy Book Podcast Ben Macintyre, author of Agent Sonya makes his debut on the Spybrary Spy Book podcast. Ben sits down with author, journalist, and special agent Tim Shipman to share more about his latest spy non-fiction book. I am embarrassed to...
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