- 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.
- The Good Assassin: How a Mossad Agent and a Band of Survivors Hunted Down the Butcher of Latvia
Journalist Talty (Saving Bravo) revisits the 1965 assassination of Latvian war criminal Herbert Cukurs by Israeli secret agents in this brisk and dramatic history.
- St. Joseph, My Real Estate Agent: Patron Saint of Home Life and Home Selling
After having a house on the market for seven months with nary a nibble, Binz sheepishly took the advice of his Presbyterian real estate agent and buried a Saint Joseph statue in his yard.
- Double Agent: The First Hero of World War II and How the FBI Outwitted and Destroyed a Nazi Spy Ring
Edgar Hoover’s organization demonstrated a high learning curve—thanks in good part to double agent William Sebold.
- They Fought Alone: The True Story of the Starr Brothers, British Secret Agents in Nazi-Occupied France
Agent: Ed Victor, Ed Victor Ltd.
- Chasing Phil: The Adventures of Two Undercover Agents with the World's Most Charming Con Man
Over time, Kitzer and the agents developed an enviable friendship that survived the FBI’s Operation Fountain Pen sting in 1977, which landed Kitzer in prison.
- THE SPY WHO STAYED OUT IN THE COLD: The Secret Life of FBI Agent Robert Hanssen
FBI agent Robert Hanssen began spying for the Soviet Union in 1985.