Books Barry Eisler Books by Barry Eisler Barry Eisler has written books about: Mysteries, Thrillers & Crime Fiction Facebook Twitter Email NPR stories about Barry Eisler Author Interviews Barry Eisler's 'Detachment' From 'Legacy' Publishing October 7, 2011 "Publishing for me is a business, not an ideology," says the bestselling thriller writer. Eisler walked away from a half-million dollar deal offered by a traditional publisher to self-publish — and then teamed up with Amazon. His newest book, The Detachment, was e-released on Amazon in September. Barry Eisler's 'Detachment' From 'Legacy' Publishing Listen · 4:24 4:24 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/141116856/141144791" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript New In Paperback Ever Growing: Cancer's Bio, Addiction Profiled, Nannies Needed August 17, 2011 Fiction ranges from Mona Simpson's look at mommies and nannies in Hollywood to Julia Stuart's tale of an English menagerie to Barry Eisler's newest Ben Treven thriller. In nonfiction, there's Siddhartha Mukherjee's Pulitzer Prize-winning "biography of cancer" and a memoir by Bill Clegg.