Joseph Kanon

Joseph Kanon is the Edgar Award–winning author of DefectorsLeaving 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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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 trait is most noticeable about you?

A. I hope, a sense of humor.

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. My wife.

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. Being gravely ill and dependent.

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Intelligence, humor, kindness.

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