Book List in Order:20 titles

  • A tight, captivating story of a naive child’s encounters with a Soviet dictator, the 20th novel by Robert Littell   After the sudden death of his nuclear physicist father and the arrest of his mother during the Stalinist purge of Jewish doctors, y...


  • In March 1953, four women meet in Room 408 of Moscow’s deluxe Hotel Metropol. They have gathered to reminisce about Vladimir Mayakovsky, the poet who in death had become a national idol of Soviet Russia. In life, however, he was a much more complic...


  • Former CIA agent Lemuel Gunn left the battlefield of Afghanistan for early retirement in the desert of New Mexico, where he works as a private investigator from the creature comforts, such as they are, of a mobile home. Into his life comes Ornella...


  • When Kim Philby fled to Moscow in 1963, he became the most notorious double agent in the history of espionage. Recruited into His Majesty’s Secret Intelligence Service at the beginning of World War II, he rose rapidly in the ranks to become the chi...


  • Based on a riveting historical episode, The Stalin Epigram is a fictional rendering of the life of Osip Mandelstam, perhaps the greatest Russian poet of the twentieth century -- and one of the few artists in Soviet Russia who daringly refused to pay ...


  • The New York Times bestselling author Robert Littell presents a suspenseful and brilliantly topical new thriller that looks at the cycle of political violence in the Middle East. In the near future, an unprecedented Arab-Israeli settlement is brokere...


  • Now a TNT series starring Sean Bean, from the producers of 24 and HomelandRobert Littell is today widely considered one of the true grand masters of American spy fiction, hailed for his profound grasp of the ambiguous world of international espion...


  • This critically acclaimed blockbuster from internationally renowned novelist Robert Littell seamlessly weaves together history and fiction to create a multigenerational, wickedly nostalgic saga of the CIA—known as "the Company" to insiders. Racing ...


  • Now back in print?a mesmerizing espionage thriller from the bestselling author of The Company Robert Littell has made a name for himself as one of the foremost authors of literary spy thrillers. Here, Littell abandons his usual East European milieu t...






  • A delicious post -cold war romp, The Visiting Professor is another classic page-tuner for the many fans that have come to recognize Robert Littell-thanks to The Company and its recent TNT miniseries-as a thriller writer on par with John le Carré and...


  • Dispatched to Moscow, agent Ben Bassett falls under the spell of a Russian poet and becomes caught up in a plot by Soviet hardliners who, despite the end of the Cold War, are determined to turn back the clock. Reprint....


  • Robert Littell is a master storyteller of the highest caliber in the ranks of John le Carré, Len Deighton, and Graham Greene. The Once and Future Spy is a tale of espionage and counterespionage that reveals the dirty tricks and dangerous secrets of ...


  • The turbulent history of the Soviet Union--from the strife of the Russian Revolution to Stalin's reign of terror--unfolds through the life of idealistic revolutionary Alexander Zil, whose destiny is irrevocably bound to that of the USSR...



  • A riveting thriller about crime and punishment in Soviet-era Moscow. Like the Arkady Renko novels of Martin Cruz Smith, Robert Littell's masterful Mother Russia transports readers back in time and behind the Iron Curtain to experience the extremes of...



  • An astonishing thriller from the author of The Company A classic among espionage aficionados, The Sisters features what the New York Times called "the plot of plots." Centering on Francis and Carroll, two enigmatic and extremely dangerous CIA legend...


  • A spy thriller classic from the author of "The Company" Before Robert Littell vaulted onto the bestseller lists with "The Company, The Amateur," which has been long out of print, established him as a contemporary master of the espionage thriller. In...


  • Stone is the head of an elite arm of the Joint Chiefs of Staff -- and a master of the psychologically sophisticated art of debriefing. When Oleg Kulakov defects from Russia, handcuffed to a sealed diplomatic pouch, it’s Stone’s job to find out if...


  • In a republication of the author's 1973 first novel, unremarkable American scientist A. J. Lewinter triggers a series of high-stakes events when, during an academic conference in Tokyo, he contacts the KGB with an offer to defect, a proposal neither ...