Join Mystery Readers NorCal for an afternoon Literary Salon with Ian Rankin as we celebrate the 30th anniversary of Ian Rankin's Detective Inspector John Rebus. This anniversary coincides with the release of Rather Be the Devil, Rankin's 21st Rebus novel!
When: Monday, February 20, 1 p.m.
Where: RSVP for venue address (It will be in Berkeley, CA).
This is a free event, but YOU MUST RSVP to attend. No cost for this event. Limited Spaces remain. RSVP required -- Address of venue to be sent with acceptance.
at the event will be on a first come, first served basis. You will
receive a reply email with the address of the venue. Sorry we have to limit this great event to 50.
Please procure your copy of Rather Be the Devil before the event, if you'd like to have it signed.
Ian Rankin was born in the Kingdom of Fife in 1960. He graduated from the
University of Edinburgh in 1982, and then spent three years writing
novels when he was supposed to be working towards a PhD in Scottish
Literature. His first Rebus novel was published in 1987, and the Rebus
books are now translated into twenty-two languages and are bestsellers
on several continents.
Ian Rankin has been elected a Hawthornden Fellow, and is also a past
winner of the Chandler-Fulbright Award. He is the recipient of four
Crime Writers' Association Dagger Awards including the prestigious
Diamond Dagger in 2005. In 2004, Ian won America's celebrated Edgar
Award for Resurrection Men. He has also been shortlisted for the
Edgar, Anthony, and Macavity Awards in the US, and won Denmark's Palle Rosenkrantz
Prize, the French Grand Prix du Roman Noir, and the Deutscher
Other Ian Rankin Bay Area appearances:
February 18: 7 p.m., Copperfield's, Santa Rosa
February 19: 4-5:30, Book Passage, Corte Madera
February 20: 7:30 p.m. The Booksmith, 1644 Haight Street, San Francisco