20 April 2009

Karin Alvtegen's U.S. Tour:
Chicago, Houston, New York

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!


  1. Hi Reg,

    I plan to attend Karin's Swedish Museum event tonight in Chicago.

    Thought I'd point out a correction. I found online that the Friday April 24th event is not in Hyde Park, but is at 7:30 pm at Barbara's Bookstore, the Oak Park location at
    1100 Lake Street
    Oak Park, IL 60301
    phone: 708.848.9140



  2. Thanks for the update, Annie. I think I have most of the info now. Have fun!