Joseph Kanon

Joseph Kanon is the Edgar Award–winning author of Istanbul Passage, Los Alamos, The Prodigal Spy, Alibi, Stardust, and The Good German, which was made into a major motion picture starring George Clooney and Cate Blanchett. Before becoming a full-time writer, he was a book publishing executive. He lives in New York City.

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My Life in 8 Words

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ONE BOOK ONE LOWER MERION
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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 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. 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 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Intelligence, humor, kindness.

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