Robert Olen Butler

Robert Olen Butler was born in Granite City, Illinois. He served in Vietnam from 1969 to 1971, first as a counter-intelligence special agent for the Army and later as a translator. After Vietnam he had several jobs before he joined Fairchild Publications where he worked as editor-in-chief. He also writes mainstream fiction. He is the creator of 'Christopher Marlow Cobb', a Chicago newspaper reporter and spy during World War I. Visit also this site.


Titles and year of publication:  

 1) The Hot Country  2012
 2) The Star of Istanbul  2013
 3) The Empire of Night  2014
 4) The Hemingway Valise (e-story)  2018
 5) Paris in the Dark  2018