Booktalk: Thriller Writer Joseph Kanon and “Leaving Berlin”

Author of seven post-World War II thrillers, Joe Kanon takes us back to Berlin, a once grand city now 80% destroyed in the late 1940s.  In this book espionage, like the black market, is a fact of life.

This program originally aired on April 3, 2015. The author’s eighth book, which also takes place during the Cold War era, is “Defectors: A Novel



Top authors are interviewed on this 10-minute program that captures their words about their books and ideas and often the story behind the story. The show, hosted by Diana Korte and engineered by Gene Korte, is in its 20th year of production.