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  • John le Carre's Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy and A Perfect Spy

  • Anything by Daniel Silva: The Kill Artist, A Death in Vienna, and more

  • Charles McCarry's The Tears of Autumn and The Last Supper

  • It Can't Always be Caviar by Johannes Mario Simmel

  • Len Deighton's Berlin Game, Mexico Set and London Match

  • The Great Impersonation by Edward Phillips Oppenheim

  • The Once and Future Spy and The Company by Robert Littell

  • Donald Westlake's A Spy in the Ointment

  • David Quammen's The Soul of Viktor Tronko


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Ellis Goodman


Ellis M. Goodman was born in England and moved to the United States in 1982. He was educated at Brighton College Sussex, and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, and is the former Chairman and CEO of a major US Beverage Alcohol producer, importer and distributor. Ellis M. Goodman is the author of a number of magazine articles on the US Beverage Alcohol Industry, and the business book, Corona: The Inside Story of America's #1 Imported Beer.He serves on a number of civil, educational, and cultural boards in Chicago; and, in 1996, was invested as a Commander of the British Empire by HM Majesty Queen Elizabeth for services to British exports. He and his wife, Gillian, live in Glencoe, Illinois.
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