Robert Kerbeck is the author of the memoir RUSE: Lying the American Dream from Hollywood to Wall Street. The book drew praise from Frank Abagnale (Catch Me If You Can), Bradley Hope (Billion Dollar Whale), and Jess Walter (Beautiful Ruins). Ruse is in development for a TV series with Silver Lining Entertainment (Showtime’s Your Honor). His first book, Malibu Burning: The Real Story Behind LA’s Most Devastating Wildfire, won a 2021 SoCal Journalism Award. Robert’s writing has appeared in numerous publications including the Los Angeles Times, Shondaland, and Lithub’s Crime Reads.
Event: In from the Cold
American writer, spy novelist, and former CIA officer Valerie Plame joins Robert Kerbeck, award-winning author of Ruse: Lying the American Dream from Hollywood to Wall Street, to talk leaks, sneaks, and other assorted spy stories. With an introduction by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and intelligence expert Thomas Powers.