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. Before becoming a full-time writer, he was a book publishing executive. He lives in New York City.

Books by this Author

Leaving Berlin
Istanbul Passage
Stardust
The Good German

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My Life in 8 Words

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

A. Pasta.

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’s your greatest flaw?

A. Out of the many? Impatience, I suppose.

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