Joseph Kanon

Joseph Kanon is the Edgar Award–winning author of Leaving Berlin, Istanbul PassageLos AlamosThe Prodigal SpyAlibiStardust, and The Good German, which was made into a major motion picture starring George Clooney and Cate Blanchett. He lives in New York City.

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Defectors
Leaving Berlin
Istanbul Passage
Stardust
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CENTER FOR FICTION
Spy Fiction with Paul Vidich
17 E. 47th Street
New York, NY 10017
OCT 11

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. From 'The Rules of the Game': what you must understand is that everyone has his reasons.

Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?

A. Shakespeare. "Just talk; I'll listen."

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. No one.

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. My wife.

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. Pasta.

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