Bestselling crime authors Linwood Barclay and George Pelecanos discuss the commercial draw of the genre and the challenges of writing within it. Hosted and moderated by Jared Bland.
Jared Bland is the Arts editor of The Globe and Mail.
George Pelecanos is the author of numerous bestselling and highly praised crime novels, including The Night Gardener, which was voted “Best Book of 2006” by Entertainment Weekly and the Los Angeles Times. The recipient of several international writing awards, he is also an independent film producer and currently writes for the acclaimed HBO series Treme. Pelecanos presents his latest explosive thriller, The Double, where a man is forced to confront his dark side when he is hired to retrieve a valuable painting and bring its thief, a violent career criminal, to justice.