Books by Robert Baer
NPR stories about Robert Baer
Poet Billy Collins revels in his love of words, while debut novelist Cara Hoffman brings poetry to a murder mystery. In nonfiction, historian Adam Hochschild takes a fresh look at WWI, former CIA operative Robert Baer tells the story of his marriage to another spy, and Alexandra Styron comes to terms with her famous novelist father, William Styron.
Former CIA operatives Robert and Dayna Baer met on the job and fell in love. They talk about their relationship and some of their assignments in The Company We Keep: A Husband-and-Wife True-Life Spy Story.
Robert and Dayna Baer were both married — to other people — when they met working undercover for the CIA in war-torn Sarajevo. Their new book tells the story of their unlikely relationship with each other and the CIA.
In his new book, The Devil We Know, former CIA operative Robert Baer argues that Iran is an up-and-coming — and often misunderstood — superpower, with strong influences throughout the Middle East.
Two new spy novels, Alex Berenson's The Faithful Spy and Robert Baer's Blow the House Down offer thrilling fictions based on today's realities of terrorism — and undercover efforts to thwart it. Literature professor Alan Cheuse has a review.