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Novelist John le Carré says he is "haunted" by current affairs. "If we can make people feel that the social contract is back in place and they're part of it, then possibly we have a future," he says. Le Carré is shown above in his London home in 2008. His new novel is called Agent Running in the Field.
Actor Roger Moore, who played secret agent James Bond in the '70s and '80s, holds a martini. A new book written by a former CIA officer details how restaurants and cafes "are in many ways the lifeblood of espionage."