Russel Warren Howe

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Russel Warren Howe (1 August 1925 – 17 December 2008)[1] was an English author and journalist.


He was a well known international journalist whom wrote more than 20 books ranging from biographies, fiction, to seductive novels. After serving as a pilot in the Royal Air Force during World War II, he began his journalism career at the Reuters wire service in Paris. With Reuters, he wrote a variety of publications as chief correspondent in Africa and Europe. In the early 1970s, he settled in Washington D.C. and began a prolific career writing interviews for the Washington Times, Christian Science Monitor, Baltimore Sun and Penthouse Magazine. He also contributed a column to the Indian newspaper, The Statesman. As an author, his books include "Theirs the Darkness" (1955), "The Power Peddlers" (1977), "Mata Hari" (1986), "Sleeping With the FBI" (1993), "False Flags" (1996) and "Don't Laugh, You're Next: The Irrepressible Wit & Humor of Russell Warren Howe" (2002). He is the recipient of five print media and TV awards, Writers Citizenship Award and Southern Prize for Fiction Award.


  1. ^ "Russel Warren Howe". Find a Grave. Retrieved 21 October 2011.