George Pelecanos

George Pelecanos is the author of numerous bestselling and highly praised crime novels, including The Night Gardener, which was voted “Best Book of 2006” by Entertainment Weekly and the Los Angeles Times. The recipient of several international writing awards, he is also an independent film producer and currently writes for the acclaimed HBO series Treme. Pelecanos presents his latest explosive thriller, The Double, where a man is forced to confront his dark side when he is hired to retrieve a valuable painting and bring its thief, a violent career criminal, to justice.

Events George Pelecanos was involved in

  • Leading Men

    Sunday, November 3, 2013 - 12:00 PM

    Three of contemporary literature’s most celebrated male authors talk about the creation of their lead characters.


  • A Life in Crime

    Saturday, November 2, 2013 - 5:00 PM

    Bestselling crime authors discuss the commercial draw of the genre and the challenges of writing within it.