On Episode 94 of the Spybrary Podcast, host Shane Whaley interviews Ian Dickerson, the author of The Saint I Ain't - a biography of Leslie Charteris. In this episode, we cover aspects of Leslie Charteris's life as well as a fan's discussion about Simon Templar, aka The Saint. We chat about The Saint Books, The Saint Movies including the latest reboot Saint movie which was co-produced by Ian … [Read more...] about New Leslie Charteris Biography – The Saint I Ain’t with Ian Dickerson
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Agent Running In the Field gets the Spybrary deep-dive treatment on Episode 93 of the Spybrary Podcast. Joining our John le Carre, Agent Running In The Field Round Table is John le Carre fans and spy bloggers Matthew Bradford and Jeff Quest. This episode is brought to you by the generosity of our Spybrary Supporters. For just the price of a cup of coffee, you can help us continue to … [Read more...] about Agent Running In The Field – John le Carre – Round Table (93)
On Episode 91 of the Spybrary Podcast, Spywrite's Jeff Quest interviews Henry Hemming the author of Agents of Influence/Our Man in New York - A British Campaign, a Canadian Spy, and the Secret Plot to Bring America into World War II Henry Hemming tells us more about the astonishing story of the British spies who set out to draw America into World War II As World War II raged into its … [Read more...] about Henry Hemming tells us more about Agents of Influence/Our Man in New York (91)
On Episode 90 of the Spybrary Podcast, host Shane Whaley interviews Steve Vogel the author of Betrayal in Berlin - The True Story of the Cold War's Most Audacious Espionage Operation. Betrayal in Berlin is one of the best Cold War non-fiction espionage books I have read. For me, Mr. Vogel is up there with Ben Macintyre. Sometimes, I had to stop and remind myself that I was not reading a Len … [Read more...] about Betrayal in Berlin. With Author Steve Vogel
Spybrary Spy Podcast Host Shane Whaley gives you his thoughts on Firefly written by Henry Porter in a quick and easy Brush Pass review. Brush Pass reviews are not literary criticism. Imagine telling a friend about a book you just read and why they should (or should not) read it. Record it on your phone and email it over to me. Brush Pass Spy Book reviews are some of our most popular … [Read more...] about Firefly – Henry Porter – Brush Pass Spy Book Review (88)
A message from Spybrary's John Koenig Spybrarians, some of you know me as much for my tales of hunting for and buying books as anything else. I have a lifelong passion for reading and books, passed along by my father. I cannot remember not being able to read, nor enjoying it. At age 8 or so I wrote and “published” a little book about the Civil War. This was inspired by the Sunday newspaper … [Read more...] about From book nerd, to spy book scout to spy bookseller.
Author David Holman gives you his thoughts on Raise the Titanic by Clive Cussler in a quick and easy Brush Pass review. If you enjoyed today's Brush Pass Spy Book review and want to learn more about David Holman's Alex Swan series do check out the official Alex Swan Mysteries Site. You can also listen to author David Holman's interview on the Spybrary Spy Book Podcast episode 67 - all … [Read more...] about Raise the Titanic by Clive Cussler. Brush Pass Spy Book review (87)