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Left Bank Books and Atlanta JCC welcomes Master of International Intrigue Daniel Silva, who will discuss his new novel, The Cellist on July 12 at 7pm CT in a private online event. Silva will be in conversation with CNN's Chief Political Correspondent and Co-anchor of State of the Union with Jake Tapper and Dana Bash, Dana Bash. This is an exclusive event that requires purchase of a SIGNED copy of The Cellist from Left Bank Books for admission. A Zoom link for entry will be emailed ahead of the event. About The Cellist From Daniel Silva, the internationally acclaimed #1 New York Times–bestselling author, comes a timely and explosive new thriller featuring art restorer and legendary spy Gabriel Allon. Elegant and sophisticated, provocative and daring, The Cellist: A Novel, explores one of the preeminent threats facing the West today—the corrupting influence of dirty money wielded by a revanchist and reckless Russia. It is at once a novel of hope and a stark warning about the fragile state of democracy. And it further confirms Daniel Silva’s status as his generation’s finest writer of suspense and international intrigue. Viktor Orlov had a longstanding appointment with death. Once Russia’s richest man, he now resides in splendid exile in London, where he has waged a tireless crusade against the authoritarian kleptocrats who have seized control of the Kremlin. His mansion in Chelsea’s exclusive Cheyne Walk is one of the most heavily protected private dwellings in London. Yet somehow, on a rainy summer evening, in the midst of a global pandemic, Russia’s vengeful president finally manages to cross Orlov’s name off his kill list. Before him was the receiver from his landline telephone, a half-drunk glass of red wine, and a stack of documents… The documents are contaminated with a deadly nerve agent. The Metropolitan Police determine that they were delivered to Orlov’s home by one of his employees, a prominent investigative reporter from the anti-Kremlin Moskovskaya
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