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Sep
9
James Ellroy
James Ellroy (American Tabloid, Because the night, Blood on the Moon, Blood's a rover, Crime Wave, Destination: Morgue!, Hollywood Nocturnes, L.A. Confidential, My Dark Places, Suicide Hill, The Black Dahlia, The cold six thousand, White jazz, The Dain curse, The Glass Key, and Selected Stories, The Hilliker Curse)

James Ellroy was born in Los Angeles in 1948. He is the author of the L.A. Quartet: The Black Dahlia, The Big Nowhere, L.A. Confidential, and White jazz, and the Underworld U.S.A. Trilogy: American Tabloid, The cold six thousand, and Blood’s A Rover. These seven novels have won numerous honors and were international best sellers. Ellroy currently lives in Los Angeles.www.jamesEllroy.netJames Ellroy is represented by Random House Speakers Bureau (http://www.rhspeakers.com). (added from Random House)… (more)
Sep
17
James Ellroy
The Mysterious Bookshop, Wednesday, September 17 at 7pm
James Ellroy (American Tabloid, Because the night, Blood on the Moon, Blood's a rover, Crime Wave, Destination: Morgue!, Hollywood Nocturnes, L.A. Confidential, My Dark Places, Suicide Hill, The Black Dahlia, The cold six thousand, White jazz, The Dain curse, The Glass Key, and Selected Stories, The Hilliker Curse)

James Ellroy was born in Los Angeles in 1948. He is the author of the L.A. Quartet: The Black Dahlia, The Big Nowhere, L.A. Confidential, and White jazz, and the Underworld U.S.A. Trilogy: American Tabloid, The cold six thousand, and Blood’s A Rover. These seven novels have won numerous honors and were international best sellers. Ellroy currently lives in Los Angeles.www.jamesEllroy.netJames Ellroy is represented by Random House Speakers Bureau (http://www.rhspeakers.com). (added from Random House)… (more)
Sep
18
James Ellroy
Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Union Square, Thursday, September 18 at 7pm
James Ellroy (American Tabloid, Because the night, Blood on the Moon, Blood's a rover, Crime Wave, Destination: Morgue!, Hollywood Nocturnes, L.A. Confidential, My Dark Places, Suicide Hill, The Black Dahlia, The cold six thousand, White jazz, The Dain curse, The Glass Key, and Selected Stories, The Hilliker Curse)

James Ellroy was born in Los Angeles in 1948. He is the author of the L.A. Quartet: The Black Dahlia, The Big Nowhere, L.A. Confidential, and White jazz, and the Underworld U.S.A. Trilogy: American Tabloid, The cold six thousand, and Blood’s A Rover. These seven novels have won numerous honors and were international best sellers. Ellroy currently lives in Los Angeles.www.jamesEllroy.netJames Ellroy is represented by Random House Speakers Bureau (http://www.rhspeakers.com). (added from Random House)… (more)
Sep
11
James Ellroy
Books Inc. in Alameda, Thursday, September 11 at 6pm
James Ellroy (American Tabloid, Because the night, Blood on the Moon, Blood's a rover, Crime Wave, Destination: Morgue!, Hollywood Nocturnes, L.A. Confidential, My Dark Places, Suicide Hill, The Black Dahlia, The cold six thousand, White jazz, The Dain curse, The Glass Key, and Selected Stories, The Hilliker Curse)

James Ellroy was born in Los Angeles in 1948. He is the author of the L.A. Quartet: The Black Dahlia, The Big Nowhere, L.A. Confidential, and White jazz, and the Underworld U.S.A. Trilogy: American Tabloid, The cold six thousand, and Blood’s A Rover. These seven novels have won numerous honors and were international best sellers. Ellroy currently lives in Los Angeles.www.jamesEllroy.netJames Ellroy is represented by Random House Speakers Bureau (http://www.rhspeakers.com). (added from Random House)… (more)
Sep
15
Phoenix | James Ellroy | Perfidia
Changing Hands Bookstore, Monday, September 15 at 7pm
7PM MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 15 James Ellroy | Perfidia LOCATION: CHANGING HANDS PHOENIX

The international bestselling "Demon Dog of American Crime Fiction" and author of L. A. Confidential visits with his newest hard-broiled crime noir set in Los Angeles right after the bombing of Pearl Harbor.

December, 1941. The United States teeters on the edge of war. The roundup of allegedly treasonous Japanese Americans is about to begin. And in L.A., a Japanese family is found dead. Murder, or ritual suicide? The investigation will draw four people into a totally Ellroy-ian tangle: a brilliant Japanese American forensic chemist; an unsatisfiably adventurous young woman; one police officer based in fact, the other the product of Ellroy's inimitable imagination. As their lives intertwine, we are given a story of war and of consuming romance, a searing exposé of the Japanese internment, and an astonishingly detailed homicide investigation.

EVENT DETAILS TICKET (admits two) is free when you purchase Perfidia from Changing Hands Bookstore. Letter groups (printed on top of ticket) will be called at 6pm to fill seats and designated standing room. If available, seating and standing room opens to those without tickets at 6:45pm. Space cannot be guaranteed for late arrivals. Booksigning line forms by assigned letter group after the presentation. Those without tickets may get their books signed after ticket-holders, if time allows. Event details may be subject to unannounced changes. ABOUT THE AUTHOR As a novelist, screenwriter, essayist, and memoirist, James Ellroy is more closely identified with Los Angeles than any writer since Raymond Chandler. Nearly all of his writing is set in Los Angeles, in the rough, racist, pre-Miranda Los Angeles of the decade following the Second World War. Four of his novels --- The black dahlia,The Big Nowhere, L.A. Confidential (an Academy Award winning-movie), and White jazz --- are collectively known as the L.A. Quartet. They comprise a dark and obsessive 1950s anti-history of his hometown. His novels American Tabloid,The cold six thousand, and Blood's a rover (September 2009) form the Underworld U.S.A. Trilogy, and American Tabloid and his memoir, My Dark Places, were both named as Time magazine's Best Book of the Year, respectively.

Location: Street: 300 West Camelback Road City: Phoenix, Province: Arizona Postal Code: 85013 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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