Over the past few years I have been looking at versions of The Spy Who Came in from the Cold, particularly ones that had artwork created for the story. Previous posts looking at various editions and collectibles related to le Carré’s most famous novel The Spy Who Came in from the Cold can be found …
Broken Covers – Eric Ambler
Publishers are always looking to refresh the backlist of authors and sell more copies. In the 70's the beautiful painted book covers went out of fashion and photo covers came into vogue. The UK publisher Fontana had paperback rights to many of the well known thriller writers of the time like Desmond Bagley, Alastair Maclean, …
The History of the Espionage Act – Spy History of the Week
Women Suffragists who were nearly prosecuted under the Espionage Act in 1917 when they protested Woodrow Wilson in front of the White House.
Guarding Long Bridge, DC – Spy Image of the Week
A great Civil War spy image off of Wikipedia “01/01/1863 - Long Bridge, Lincoln's Time. Washington, D.C. Union troops guarding a bridge over the Potomac River to Virginia to prevent infiltration by Confederate spies.”