Tag Archives: Robert Olen Butler

Paris in the Dark

In the new Christopher Marlowe Cobb thriller, Robert Olen Butler’s intrepid newspaperman-turned-spy tracks a German saboteur through the streets of the Great War-dimmed City…

Tabloid Dreams

“Genius . . . Turning the lurid third-person titles of his stories into direct testimony from the principles, Mr. Butler often transforms the material’s…

The Star of Istanbul

“The Star of Istanbul has it all: history galore, exotic foreign settings, a world-weary yet engaging protagonist, villains in abundance and a romance worthy…

A Small Hotel

“A sleek, erotic, and suspenseful drama . . . Butler executes a plot twist of profound proportions in this gorgeously controlled, unnerving, and beautifully…

Perfume River

From the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain comes a powerful novel about the way the Vietnam War divided…

Mr. Spaceman

“A novel of surprising poignance . . . Amusingly quirky . . . [Portrays] a human world that’s both in thrall to a tabloid…

The Hot Country

From the Pulitzer Prize and National Magazine Award–winning Robert Olen Butler comes his first crime novel, a sweeping saga of espionage, suspense, action, and…

Hell

The Pulitzer Prize winner delivers a deliciously witty new novel of good, evil, and free will, set in a Hell populated by figures from…

Had a Good Time

“All of these stories are told in the first person, but Butler rarely settles for impressing us with his range of vocal effects. He…