Category: Five Great Spy Novels

Feature: Five Great Spy Novels by Carl Birkmeyer

I love spy novels and have been reading them most of my life. It probably started with Get Smart in the early Seventies and progressed through the Bond films and novels and it’s a rare month when I’m not reading a spy novel. I’m not a fan of “best of” lists because reading is so subjective and it’s counter-productive to me to find some arbitrary reason to determine that John LeCarre is better than Tom Clancy. I just want to give you five great spy novels and you can put them into whatever list you want. The Cold War Swap...