In advance of the Edgar Awards in New York, Karin Alvtegen will be appearing at several venues in Chicago, Houston, and New York. I'll be attending the Houston event, so drop by and get some rare copies signed by both of us...
From the bookstore in Houston: Swedish crime novelist Karin Alvtegen, a 2009 Edgar Award nominee, will sign and discuss her new book, Betrayal, 5:30 p.m. Saturday, April 25 at Murder by the Book, 2342 Bissonnet. She will be joined by Scandinavian translator Steven T. Murray, who translated Alvtegen’s Betrayal, Stieg Larsson’s The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, and many more. Information: 713-524-8597.
April 23, Chicago: Event that evening at the Swedish-American Museum, 5211 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60640, phone: (773) 728-8111 www.samac.org/ April 24, Oak Park: Event at Barbara's Bookstore, 7:30 p.m., 1100 Lake St, Oak Park, IL 60301, phone: 708.848.9140 www.barbarasbookstore.com/Events/#current April 25, Houston: Event at Murder by the Book, 5:30 p.m., phone: (713) 524-8597 www.murderbooks.com April 27, New York: Event at Scandinavia House, 58 Park Avenue, phone: (212) 879-9779 www.scandinaviahouse.org/ April 30: Edgar Awards banquet — Lycka till, Karin!
All right! At the Nibbies tonight, Stieg Larsson walked away with the Books Direct Crime Thriller of the Year award at the Galaxy British Book Awards. I always knew he could do it. Wish you were here, Stieg.