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Wednesday, May 13, 2020
An Evening with 
Laura Lippman

discussing the writing life and her essay collection,

My Life as a Villainess

Dynasty Typewriter at The Hayworth (Parking info)
2511 Wilshire Blvd,
Los Angeles, CA 90057

$43 General Admission seating + Book

$53 Reserved Section seating + Book
$20 General Admission (on sale April 13, 10am)

Since her debut in 1997, New York Times bestseller Laura Lippman has been recognized as one of the most gifted and versatile crime novelists working today. Her series novels, stand-alones and short stories have all won major awards, including the Edgar and the Anthony, and her work is published in more than 20 countries. A former Baltimore Sun journalist, she has written for the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, O, The Oprah Magazine, Real Simple, Glamour and Longreads.  She lives in Baltimore and New Orleans with her family.

“Laura Lippman is among the select group of novelists who have invigorated the crime fiction arena with smart, innovative, and exciting work.” —George Pelecanos

In My Life as a Villainess, a collection of new and previously published nonfiction essays, Laura Lippman, collects her recent essays exploring motherhood as an older mom, her life as a reader, her relationships with her parents, friendship, her childhood and school years, her newspaper career, her experiences as a novelist and other topics. She finds universal touchstones in an unusual life that has as many twists as her award-winning crime fiction.   Some of the essays include: Men Explain The Wire to Me; Game of Crones; My Life as a Villainess; My Father’s Bar and The 31st Stocking

These candid essays offer long-time readers insight into the experiences that helped Lippman become one of the most successful crime novelists of her generation.