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Today sees the release of John le Carre‘s most recent work, Agent Running In The Field in paperback. To celebrate its publication, John le Carre fan and Spybrarian Clarissa Aykroyd deliver us a quick brush pass review about Agent Running In The Field. Available on Amazon UK, Amazon US and in all good bookshops including...
Author and former member of the Intelligence Corps, Rossa McPhillips shares more about his first novel The Contact– a spy thriller set in Northern Ireland. Rossa also shares more about his real-life experiences working in the shadows and how that influences his writing.We also put him through his paces in the world-famous Spybrary Quick Fire...
Spy Book Titles with Jeremy Duns and Jeff Quest In this episode, writer Jeremy Duns and Spywrite's Jeff Quest take a look at the good, the bad and the ugly of spy book titles. They discuss some of their favorites, alternate titles, translated titles and the many pitfalls authors face when determining a book title....
On Episode 101 of the Spybrary Podcast, our guest host, the journalist and best-selling author Michael Smith chats with Geoff Andrews about his new book: Agent Molière: The Life of John Cairncross, the Fifth Man of the Cambridge Spy Circle. Special thanks to Michael Smith for hosting Episode 101 of the Spybrary Podcast. Got a...
Best Spy Books
On Episode 97 of the Spybrary Podcast, spy book connoisseur Jason King shares with us what were the five best spy book novels he read in 2019. Jason and Spybrary Host Shane Whaley, discuss Jason's five best spy books of 2019, Jason has been reading spy books since the 1960s and admits that he is...
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...
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...
books about George Blake
Betrayal in Berlin with author Steve Vogel 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...
Mick Herron Podcast
Mick Herron joins us on Episode 80 of the Spybrary Spy Podcast, to talk more about his new book, Joe Country the 6th novel in the Slough House/Jackson Lamb series. If Spook Street is where spies live, Joe Country is where they go to die.In Slough House, the London outpost for disgraced MI5 spies, memories...
We are thrilled to bring you a series of commentaries on spy novels read by the students of Fiction and Espionage at the University of Edinburgh. Fiction and Espionage – University of Edinburgh Fiction and Espionage Series on the Spybrary Spy Podcast in collaboration with the University of Edinburgh Introduction to the Fiction and Espionage...
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