That’s right, folks. NY Times Bestselling author Alan Furst is coming to EPL, and we couldn’t be more excited. Described by Vince Flynn as “the most talented espionage novelist of our generation,” Furst will visit the Community Meeting Room of EPL’s Main Branch on Saturday, June 16th at 4 p.m. to read from Mission to Paris – the latest of his 12 critically acclaimed books. As we eagerly await this very special event, we thought we’d share a pair of pleasant diversions to help pass the time until Mr. Furst’s arrival. First, to help whet your appetite for Mission to Paris, check out this glowing NY Times review in advance of the novel’s June 12th release. Then, as a final literary appetizer, don’t miss this insightful Wall Street Journal interview with Mr. Furst himself. Enjoy, and see you on the 16th!
Former president Bill Clinton has returned to the world of intrigue- he’s written an introduction to his friend Thomas Caplan’s new book, “The Spy Who Jumped Off the Screen.” The story is about keeping nuclear weapons out of the wrong hands.