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Mary Louise Kelly: "Anonymous Sources"

Mary Louise Kelly spent two decades traveling the world as a reporter for NPR and BBC, covering wars, terrorism and rising nuclear powers. Now, she makes her literary debut with a political spy thriller. It's the story of a young reporter who must match wits with spies, assassins and a terrorist sleeper cell targeting the heart of American power. Diane talks with NPR's former intelligence correspondent about her new novel and the often precarious relationship between reporters and their sources.

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Excerpted from "Anonymous Sources" by Mary Louise Kelly. Copyright © 2013 by Mary Louise Kelly. Excerpted by permission of Gallery Books. All rights reserved.

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