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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Video

My Life in 8 Words

Author Appearances

TEXAS LIBRARY ASSOCIATION (SAN ANTONIO)
Panel: Mystery
san antonio, TX
APR 20
TEXAS LIBRARY ASSOCIATION (SAN ANTONIO)
Autographing
APR 21
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

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 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Intelligence, humor, kindness.

Q. What do you regret most?

A. That I have never written a movie. But who knows?

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. Istanbul-- my new favorite city.

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.

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