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Ian Fleming
11Tim Shipman on Dead Drop 5
Today’s guest finds himself embedded deep in Communist-controlled East Berlin, and has asked his handler to leave him 5 of his favorite spy books at their Dead Drop location in Friedrichshain Park. What will he choose to help him cope with life undercover? Author, Spy Fan and Political Editor of the Sunday Times, Tim Shipman,...
If you are at all a reader of non-fiction related to the world of espionage, the name Ben Macintyre is likely a familiar one. He is, after all, the author of such books as Agent Zigzag and the superb Kim Philby biography A Spy Among Friends. Back in 2008, however, he covered the most famous...
11Spybrary Spy Podcast at Spy Con 2018 in Atlanta, GA
Spybrary at Spy Con 2018 On Episode 39, Spybrary Spy Podcast host Shane Whaley brings you interviews from the inaugural Spy Con. (For more information on the Spybrary Shelf of Fame Vote see links mentioned below and here.)     Shane caught up with former Spybrary Podcast guests Lt Col Michael Brady (author of Into...
11Literary 007 blog
Of course, episode 007 of the Spybrary Spy Podcast with Shane Whaley had to feature the one and only James Bond. Rather than focus on the movies, Shane decided to chat more about the wonderful books of Ian Fleming and the literary James Bond. We sought out the man behind the Artistic Licence Renewed website...
Which celebrities do we know of that read spy books? Here is England football legend (still 4th highest England goal scorer) Jimmy Greaves reading Ian Fleming's Live and Let Die back in the 60s. A quality photograph! Got a photo of a celebrity with a spy book? Send it in to shane@spybrary.com and I will...
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So what is Spy Con 2018? Billed as ‘Spy Con celebrates espionage and Spy Fiction in all media from literature to television and film. Come be a special agent for the weekend!' Spybrary Host Shane Whaley was keen to find out more, so he got chatting with one of the organizers of Spy Con Matt...
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We talk Mick Herron, Ian Fleming, Len Deighton, John Le Carre and many more on Dead Drop 5 Today we launch a new series for Spybrary, it is called DEAD DROP 5. Today’s guest is deep under cover, behind the wall embedded in Communist East Berlin, he has asked his SIS handler to stash 5...
11Spy Book
007: Ian Fleming and the Books of Bond   Ian Fleming and the books of Bond on Spybrary with host Shane Whaley and special guest Fleming expert Tom from Artistic Licence Renewed. Welcome to Episode 007 of Spybrary where we  talk all about…Harry Palmer.  Only kidding, there is only one spy we will be focusing...
11Jeffrey Westhoff talks spy fiction on the Spybrary Spy Podcast
Spybrary – Spy Podcast Episode 002 – Spybrary Spy Podcast host Shane Whaley talks to author Jeffrey Westhoff about his teenage spy novel The Boy Who Knew Too Much. If you are not into teenage spy books this podcast episode is worth a listen as Jeffrey is a spy geek and shares with us the authors...
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