Espionage and intrigue abound in Joseph Kanon’s thriller, Istanbul Passage (Atria Books, $26.00). Set in the murky world of 1945 Istanbul, an agent’s routine assignment goes horribly wrong. “A fast-moving, thinking man’s thriller. . .”—Wall Street Journal. Kanon is the author of five other novels, Los Alamos, The Prodigal Spy, The Good German, Alibi, and Stardust.