- What Hot Titles U.S. Agents will Be Taking to the 2015 Frankfurt Book Fair
The book, says the agent, is an “exhilarating novel about marriage.”
- London Briefcase, Part II: What the Agents Are Bringing to the Fair
ICM With Curtis Brown agents handling ICM’s foreign rights, its highlights include Jennifer Egan’s new novel, A Visit from the Goon Squad (Knopf, June), about an aging punk rocker turned music executive and the troubled woman who works for him
- God's Agents: Queen Elizabeth's Forbidden Priests and the Hatching of the Gunpowder Plot
As historian Hogge points out in this sometimes dry and sometimes lively popular religious history, the impulse to return Catholicism to England in the latter part of the 16th century arose with the establishment of the Anglican Church.
- Spinning Disney's World: Memories of a Magic Kingdom Press Agent
Author Ridgway spent four decades pushing Disney on millions of consumers worldwide, and this collection of "war stories" from the front lines of perhaps the biggest marketing success in history brims with insider info, but without once betraying the Disney name.
- The Compatriots: The Brutal and Chaotic History of Russia's Exiles, Émigrés, and Agents Abroad
Moscow-based investigative journalists Soldatov and Borogan (The Red Web) give an absorbing account of Russian governments’ attempts to “use the Russian émigré community to achieve their goals to neutralize any potential dangers posed by Russians abroad.”
- God's Double Agent: The True Story of a Chinese Christian's Fight for Freedom
Fu was raised by a mother who begged for food in Chinese country villages during Mao Zedong's "Great Leap Forward."
- The World That Never Was: A True Story of Dreamers, Schemers, Anarchists, and Secret Agents
Historian Butterworth (Pompeii: The Living City ) makes a first-rate addition to the growing list of books dealing with terrorism's origins and history.
- Agents in My Brain: How I Survived Manic Depression
Hannon is brave indeed to have written this memoir of his struggle with the manic depression which has afflicted him since high school.
- Why E-Textbooks Just Make Sense: An Academic and a Literary Agent Explain
Students, textbook authors, and publishers have reason to look forward to a growing demand for electronic textbooks.
- The Triple Agent: The Al-Qaeda Mole Who Infiltrated the CIA
In December 2009, members of al-Qaeda infiltrated the CIA’s Forward Operating Base Chapman in Afghanistan and succeeded in killing seven agency operatives.
- The Hunt for the Engineer: How Israeli Agents Tracked the Hamas Master Bomber
One of the bloodiest and most feared terrorists in the history of the Middle East, Yehiya Ayyash ("the Engineer") got his start in electronic engineering, innocuously monkeying about with family radios and TV sets.
- The Queen's Agent: Sir Francis Walsingham and the Rise of Espionage in Elizabethan England
British historian Cooper’s biography of Elizabethan spymaster Francis Walsingham is as thrilling and suspenseful as any modern spy novel.
- Within Arm's Length: A Secret Service Agent's Definitive Inside Account of Protecting the President
Emmett's engaging account is a reminder of the constant threats this esteemed agency faces and the effort each agent puts into their work.
- The Spies Who Never Were: The True Story of the Nazi Spies Who Were Actually Allied Double Agents
Owens's conversion inspired the formation of Britain's Twenty Committee (aka XX or Double Cross), which controlled the messages sent by double agents, as well as the country's systematic policy of using German intelligence agents for deception.
- THE BUREAU AND THE MOLE: The Unmaking of Robert Philip Hanssen, the Most Dangerous Double Agent in FBI History
By the time fellow FBI agents arrested Robert Hanssen in February 2001, he'd been spying for the Russians off and on for two decades.