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Join us for a virtual Live Talks Los Angeles event:
Monday, May 11, 2020
5:00pm PST/ 8pm EST — Virtual Event

Live Talks Los Angeles
in association with Grand Central Publishing, Little, Brown and Company
and CrimeReads at Literary Hub present:

David Baldacci, Harlan Coben, Joe Ide, Attica Locke,
Walter Mosley and Scott Turow

on books, crime fiction, and the writing life
in conversation with Dwyer Murphy, Editor-in-Chief at Crime Reads.


This event premieres on May 11 at 5pm PST/8pm EST on the Live Talks Los Angeles Facebook page and also in our YouTube channel.

The event is free to register to watch.

DAVID BALDACCI is a global #1 bestselling author, and one of the world’s favorite storytellers. His books are published in over 45 languages and in more than 80 countries, with over 150 million worldwide sales. His works have been adapted for both feature film and television. David Baldacci is also the cofounder, along with his wife, of the Wish You Well Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting literacy efforts across America. Still a resident of his native Virginia, he invites you to visit him at and his foundation at His most recent novel is WALK THE WIRE.

HARLAN COBEN is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of numerous suspense novels with more than seventy-five million books in print worldwide, including Run Away, Don’t Let Go, Home and Fool Me Once, as well as the multi-award-winning Myron Bolitar series. His books are published in forty-four languages around the globe and have been number one bestsellers in more than a dozen countries. Coben is also the creator and executive producer of many television shows, including the critically acclaimed Netflix Original dramas Harlan Coben’s The Stranger and Harlan Coben’s Safe. Coben is developing 14 projects with Netflix in the US and internationally. For more information about Harlan Coben, please visit his website at His most recent novel is THE BOY FROM THE WOODS.

JOE IDE grew up in South Central Los Angeles, where his favorite books were the Conan Doyle Sherlock Holmes stories. He held a variety of different jobs—including Hollywood screenwriter—before writing IQ, his debut novel, which went on to win the Anthony, Macavity, and Shamus awards. Joe lives in Santa Monica, CA. His most recent novel is HI FIVE.

ATTICA LOCKE is the author of the 2018 Edgar Award winner Bluebird, Bluebird; Pleasantville, which won the 2016 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction and was long-listed for the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction; Black Water Rising, which was nominated for an Edgar Award; and The Cutting Season, a national bestseller and winner of the Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence. She is also a television writer and producer, most recently for When They See Us and the adaptation of Little Fires Everywhere. A native of Houston, Locke lives in Los Angeles with her husband and daughter. Her most recent novel is HEAVEN, MY HOME.

WALTER MOSLEY is one of America’s most celebrated and beloved writers. A Grand Master of the Mystery Writers of America, he has won numerous awards, including an Edgar Award for best novel, the Anisfield-Wolf Award, a Grammy, a PEN USA’s Lifetime Achievement Award, and several NAACP Image awards. His books have been translated into more than twenty languages. His short fiction has appeared in a wide array of publications, including the New Yorker, GQ, Esquire, Los Angeles Times Magazine, and Playboy, and his nonfiction has been published in the New York Times Book Review, the New York Times Magazine, Newsweek, and the Nation. He is the author of the acclaimed Easy Rawlins series, including most recently Charcoal Joe. He lives in New York City. His most recent novel is TROUBLE IS WHAT I DO.

SCOTT TUROW is the author of eleven bestselling works of fiction, including Testimony, Identical, Innocent, Presumed Innocent, and The Burden of Proof, and two nonfiction books, including One L, about his experience as a law student. His books have been translated into more than forty languages, sold more than thirty million copies worldwide, and have been adapted into movies and television projects. He has frequently contributed essays and op-ed pieces to publications such as the New York Times, Washington Post, Vanity Fair, The New Yorker, and The Atlantic. His most recent novel is THE LAST TRIAL.