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Curator’s Corner: The Spy Writers You Love to Read

With Alex Finley, Sean McFate, P.W. Singer and Brad Thor

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You’ve probably been gobbling up spy fiction during the pandemic, and if you are lucky enough to land on a beach somewhere this summer, you’ll likely have a suspenseful book or two with you to help you while away the hours. So how do your favorite authors come up with their plots, their characters, their exotic and intriguing settings? 

Join the SPY's historian/curator, Vince Houghton, as he brings together a roundtable of some of our favorite spy fiction authors: Alex Finley, former CIA officer and author of Victor in the Jungle; Sean McFate, author of High Treason and former Army officer and private military contractor; P.W. Singer, co-author of Burn-In: A Novel of the Real Robotic Revolution and 21st century warfare specialist; and #1 New York Times bestselling author Brad Thor, author of 20 thrillers including Backlash, who has served as a member of the Department of Homeland Security’s Analytic Red Cell Unit. The roundtable will discuss their writing processes and how they develop thrilling scenarios and draw on current events to keep readers coming back for more. They’ll also share news of their latest books!

Following their discussion, you’ll be able to ask questions via our online platform.

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