Centennial for Author Graham Greene NPR's Scott Simon reflects on the career of British author Graham Greene, born October 2, 1904, in Berkhamsted, England. Greene was best known for his well-crafted spy thrillers, set in exotic locales.
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NPR's Scott Simon reflects on the books and career of British author Graham Greene, born Oct. 2, 1904, in Berkhamsted, England. Greene was best known for his well-crafted, realistic spy thrillers, set in exotic locales.

Included among his most popular books are The Third Man and The Quiet American, which was recently re-released and made into a film.