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Crime Capers: David Gordon in conversation with Ed Park


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July 2, 2019 Tuesday, 7:00 pm

Edgar Award-winning author David Gordon will discuss his darkly comic thriller, The Hard Stuff, with acclaimed writer and founding editor of The Believer, Ed Park.

Crime Capers
  • David Gordon

    David Gordon

    David Gordon

    David Gordon holds an MA in English and Comparative Literature and an MFA in Writing, both from Columbia University. He is the author most recently of the novel, The Bouncer, published by Mysterious Press/Grove in August 2018. His other books include The Serialist, which was a finalist for an Edgar Award and was adapted into a motion picture in Japan, and Mystery Girl, as well as a short story collection, White Tiger on Snow Mountain. His books have been translated in French, German, Japanese, Korean, Chinese, Turkish, Russian and Polish. His work has appeared in the Paris Review, the New York Times, and the Los Angeles Review of Books, among other publications. He was born and lives in New York City, where he teaches writing and literature at Pratt Institute.

  • Ed Park

    Ed Park

    Ed Park

    Ed Park is the author of the novel Personal Days, a finalist for the PEN Hemingway Award, a founding editor of The Believer, and the former executive editor at Penguin Press. His short stories have appeared in The New Yorker and, most recently, Harvard Review and the anthology At Home in the Dark, edited by Lawrence Block. He currently writes a column on graphic novels for the New York Times Book Review.