John le Carré's A Legacy of Spies is our One Book, One Highland Park 2018 pick!
Read the book, attend events, start a dialog!
Le Carré has been a bestselling author for more than half a century. Having begun his career in the secret intelligence service, he redefined the espionage genre and “has virtually single-handedly elevated spy novels from genre fiction into works of high literature” according to the New York Times Book Review. In Legacy of Spies, he revisits the events from the classics The Spy Who Came in from the Cold and Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, recasting them in the light of our current concerns and values.
Author Event with Joseph Kanon: Uncovering Le Carré and Spy Fiction
Sunday, April 15th, 2 p.m.
Bestselling author Joseph Kanon will discuss the writing career of John le Carré and his influence on the espionage genre. Joseph Kanon, winner of the Edgar Award for Los Alamos, is a notable author of spy fiction. His titles include The Prodigal Spy, Istanbul Passage, The Good German, Leaving Berlin, and Defectors.
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