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Robert Littell

USA flag (b.1935)
Brother of Alan Littell, uncle of Jonathan Littell

Robert Littell, a former Newsweek journalist, is the author of the legendary spy thriller The Defection Of AJ Lewinter.

Awards: LA Times (2005), CWA (1973)  see all

Genres: Historical, Thriller, Mystery
New and upcoming books
   The Defection of A. J. Lewinter (1973)
   Sweet Reason (1974)
   The October Circle (1975)
   Mother Russia (1978)
   The Debriefing (1979)
   The Amateur (1981)
   The Sisters (1986)
   The Revolutionist (1988)
   The Once and Future Spy (1990)
   An Agent In Place (1991)
   The Visiting Professor (1993)
   Walking Back the Cat (1996)
   The Company (2002)
   Legends (2005)
   Vicious Circle (2006)
   The Stalin Epigram (2009)
   Young Philby (2012)
   A Nasty Piece of Work (2013)
   The Mayakovsky Tapes (2016)
   Vladimir M. (2017)
   Comrade Koba (2020)
   A Plague on Both Your Houses (2024)
   Bronshtein in the Bronx (2025)
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Robert Littell recommends
The Peregrine Spy (2004)
Edmund P Murray
"Murray gets it all right, the background, the foreground, the plotting, the writing, the characters, the suspense. The Peregrine Spy is one hell of an espionage thriller, and the genre is richer for its publication."

2005 Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Mystery/Thriller : Legends: A Novel of Dissimulation
1973 CWA Gold Dagger : The Defection of A. J. Lewinter: A Novel of Duplicity

Award nominations
2003 CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger (shortlist) : The Company: A Novel of the CIA
2003 CWA Gold Dagger (shortlist) : The Company: A Novel of the CIA
1982 Edgar Award for Best Novel (nominee) : The Amateur: A Novel of Revenge

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