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Jun
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Free Library of Philadelphia - Tom Rob Smith - The Farm - Michael Koryta - Those Who Wish Me Dead
Joseph Fox Bookshop, Thursday, June 5 at 7:30pm
The Farm Tom Rob Smith Tom Rob Smith’s propulsive debut thriller Child 44, a “densely, ingeniously plotted” (New York Times) portrait of Russia's secret police and the lengths they would go to protect their country’s crime-free image was an instant bestseller. The book was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize and adapted for a film starring Tom Hardy and Noomi Rapace to be released in October 2014. The Secret Speech and Agent 6 completed Smith’s New York Times bestselling trilogy of Soviet thrillers. His new book The Farm examines family tensions, trust, and betrayal as a retired couple’s attempt to create a bucolic idyll in Sweden goes very wrong. Those Who Wish Me Dead Michael Koryta Former private investigator Michael Koryta is the New York Times bestselling author of nine novels, including The Ridge, The Cypress House, and So Cold the River—all New York Times notable books—and Envy the Night, winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. In Those Who Wish Me Dead, 13-year-old Jace Wilson witnesses a vicious murder, and is issued a false identity and hidden in a wilderness skills program for troubled teens until police can find the two killers. The nightmare unfolds in the desolate Montana mountains as the killers slaughter anyone in their path in a methodical quest to reach him. Parkway Central Library 1901 Vine Street Philadelphia, PA 19103 (between 19th and 20th Streets on the Parkway) This is a FREE event; no tickets or reservations are required. For more information, please call 215-567-4341, or click here

Location: Street: Free Library of Philadelphia Additional: 1901 Vine Street City: Philadelphia, Province: Pennsylvania Postal Code: 19103-5207 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Aug
30
Moscow, In A Time Of Fear
Morning Edition, Tuesday, August 30, 2011 at 0am

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Tom Rob Smith (born 1979) is an English writer. The son of a Swedish mother and an English father, Smith was raised in London where he lives today. After graduating from Cambridge University in 2001, he completed his studies in Italy, studying creative writing for a year. After these studies, he worked as a scriptwriter.

His first novel, Child 44, about a series of child murders in Stalinist Russia, appeared in early 2008 and was translated into 17 languages.
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