Books by Martin Sixsmith

PHILOMENA by Martin Sixsmith
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 2013

"A searingly poignant account of forced adoption and its consequences."
A British journalist's novelistic biography about an unwed Irish mother and the son she was forced to give up for adoption. Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: March 15, 2012

"A compelling look at Russian history by a practiced Russia hand—though some would complain that Sixsmith comes down a little too hard on Mikhail Gorbachev, even without a long, pointy beard."
Former BBC Moscow correspondent Sixsmith charts a millennium of one-step-forward, two-steps-back Russian progress. Read full book review >
SPIN by Martin Sixsmith
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 15, 2005

"Witty and fascinating in its treatment of realpolitik, but quickly loses itself in a mash of excess."
A likably preposterous roman-à-clef, by a former U.K. government press secretary, takes aim at spin and dirty tricks in politics. Read full book review >