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.

Books by this Author

Defectors
Leaving Berlin
Istanbul Passage
Stardust
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My Life in 8 Words

Author Appearances

BOOK EXPO SIGNING
@ Javits Center Table 2
JUN 1
BARNES & NOBLE #2278 (UPPER EAST)
Talk/Booksigning
150 East 86th Street
New York, NY 10028
JUN 7
POLITICS & PROSE
Talk/Q &A /Booksigning
5015 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20008
JUN 11
HARVARD BOOKSTORE
Talk/Signing
1256 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138
JUN 12

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. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. People using cell phones in the street. Not getting a live person when you call customer service.

Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?

A. George Clooney-- or at least look like him.

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. Reading.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. Iago.

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