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Martin Walker


Sponsored by KVL & FNL Fund

Martin Walker is senior director of the Global Business Policy Council, a private think-tank for CEOs of major corporations, based in Washington DC.

After three years as the Editor of United Press International, the global news agency, he is now Editor Emeritus and international affairs columnist of UPI, writing the bi-weekly syndicated column Walker’s World. In 2008, his columns were nominated for Europe’s prestigious Naftali prize for journalism.

He has written for the New York Times, the Washington Post, Foreign Policy, the New Yorker, The New Republic, The Times Literary Supplement, The Spectator, The National Interest, The American Interest, The Wilson Quarterly, Die Zeit of Germany, El Mundo of Spain, the Moscow Times and Moskovskii Novosti.

Martin Walker was educated at Balliol College, Oxford, where he was Brackenbury Scholar and took a first class honours degree in history and at Kirkland House, Harvard, where he was Harkness Fellow and a resident tutor, studying international relations and economics.

He and his wife Julia Watson, the novelist and food writer, have two grown daughters and a basset hound and they divide their time between Washington DC and the Perigord region of France.

His new book is "A Taste for Vengeance."

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Scheduled events:
La Creme de la Crime
Mysteries with a Gallic flair.

UA BookStore (Seats 150)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 2, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Mystery / Thrillers
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Cara Black, Martin Walker
Moderator: Mort Rosenblum
Martin Walker
Bruno, Chief of Police: A Mystery of the French Countryside

MOSTLY BOOKS, Booth #240 (Seats 1)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 2, 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Mystery / Thrillers

Author: Martin Walker
Recipe for Murder
Teresa Dovalpage, Isabella Maldonado and Martin Walker used food and recipes to provide a strong cultural connection to their characters and settings. Food became part of the plot itself. Bon appetite!

Integrated Learning Center Room 120 (Seats 300, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 2, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mystery / Thrillers
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Teresa Dovalpage, Isabella Maldonado, Martin Walker
Moderator: Christine Burke
CSI Publishers Row
Michael McGarrity, Jeffrey Siger and Martin Walker often use the conventions of the police procedures in new and different ways. How do they stay current with modern techniques? Let's see their badge and find out!

Integrated Learning Center Room 120 (Seats 300, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 3, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Mystery / Thrillers
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Michael McGarrity, Jeffrey Siger, Martin Walker
Moderator: Cara Black

Books:
A Taste for Vengeance
Mystery / Thrillers
Knopf
June 2018
ISBN 9780525519966
$25.95, INSTORE
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Bruno, Chief of Police
Mystery / Thrillers
Vintage
April 2010
ISBN 9780307454690
273 pages
$16.00, INSTORE
Buy now

"Originally published in Great Britain in slightly different form by Quercus, London, in 2008"--T. More/less

Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friends of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management
Western National Parks Association
William & Mary Ross Foundation

Key Sponsors

Arizona Office Technologies
Arizona Wholesale Supply
Marshall Foundation

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