Barry Eisler

Barry  Eisler

Barry Eisler worked for the CIA's Directorate of Operations for three years as an undercover agent; after that, he practiced law in the technological field and worked as an executive in Silicon Valley and Japan. Meanwhile, he earned a black belt at the Kodokan Judo Institute. His suspense novels have been on numerous bestseller lists, have been translated into twenty languages, and include the number one bestseller The Detachment. He lives in San Francisco's Bay Area, where he writes novels and digital bitácoras on torture, civil liberties, and the United States of America. Further information is available at