Noah’s Art

Noah Charney, a specialist in the field of art crime, speaks about fine art theft, forgery, and his novel, a mystery-thriller that begins with the disappearance of three paintings.

I had heard about Noah Charney long before I met him.  His mother, Diane—known, to her French students at Yale, as Madame Char-nay—often tells stories about her son, the novelist, the founder and director of a non-profit think tank, and, she says, the expert on art crime.  I thought, based on our limited email interaction and a ubiquitous picture from a New York Times article, I would be able to recognize Noah when we met at a local New Haven bookstore. I arrived at Atticus. . . Read more
Sarah Nutman