Patrick Anderson

Patrick Anderson, who regularly reviews crime fiction for the Post, is a Washington novelist and journalist. His recent books include "Electing Jimmy Carter," an account of his adventures as Jimmy Carter's speechwriter during the 1976 presidential campaign, and "The Triumph of the Thriller," a look at modern crime fiction, which was nominated for an Edgar award in 2007.

Latest by Patrick Anderson

Novel: Dan Fesperman’s ‘Unmanned’

Novel: Dan Fesperman’s ‘Unmanned’

REVIEW: A timely tale about the human consequences of the use of drones in war.

Book World: ‘A Colder War,’ by Charles Cumming

Book World: ‘A Colder War,’ by Charles Cumming

There might be a mole in England’s Secret Intelligence Service — and he might be killing agents.

Review: ‘Back Channel,’ by Stephen L. Carter

Review: ‘Back Channel,’ by Stephen L. Carter

A college student races against the clock to defuse the Cuban missile crisis.

Spy thriller: ‘Midnight in Europe,’ by Alan Furst

Cristian Ferrar must figure out how to purchase arms for the Republican Spanish army during WWII.