THOMAS CAPLAN is a graduate of the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service and has an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.  In addition to THE SPY WHO JUMPED OFF THE SCREEN, he is the author of three novels: Line of Chance; Parallelogram; and Grace and Favor. He was a founder and former Chairman of the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction and is currently board member emeritus of the PEN/Faulkner Foundation, which is based at the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C. He lives on the Eastern Shore of Maryland and travels frequently abroad, especially to England.