University of Arizona Campus  •  March 2 - 3, 2019  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Matthew Quirk


Matthew Quirk is the best-selling author of "The 500," "Dead Man Switch," "Cold Barrel Zero" and "The Directive." After graduating from Harvard with a degree in history and literature, he spent five years at The Atlantic reporting on crime, private military contractors, terrorism prosecutions and international gangs. He lives in San Diego.

His new book is "The Night Agent."


Scheduled events:
They Put the Thrill in Thriller
Gregg Hurwitz, Alan Jacobson and Matthew Quirk are known for stories that are bigger, characters that are stronger and challenges that are ever - more dangerous than your garden variety thriller. Keep your head down as they discuss how they use action to build suspense.

Integrated Learning Center Room 120 (Seats 300, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 2, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Mystery / Thrillers
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Gregg Hurwitz, Alan Jacobson, Matthew Quirk
Moderator: John Strader
Matthew Quirk
Book Signing

Clues Unlimited, Booth #480 (Seats 1)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 3, 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Mystery / Thrillers

Author: Matthew Quirk
Virtuoso Villains
Three of America's best loved mysterians -- Jonathan Lethem, T. Jefferson Parker and Matthew Quirk -- will explore how their books differ from each other's. And why they resonate so loudly with their millions of fans.

Koffler Room 204 (Seats 304, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 3, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Mystery / Thrillers
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Koffler Patio (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Jonathan Lethem, T. Parker, Matthew Quirk
Moderator: Eve Cran

Books:
The Night Agent
Mystery / Thrillers
William Morrow
January 2019
ISBN 9780062875464
432 pages
$26.99, INSTORE
Buy now

To find a Russian mole in the White House, an FBI agent must question everything. More/less

Dead Man Switch
Mystery / Thrillers
Mulholland
January 2019
ISBN 9780316259248
320 pages
$15.99, INSTORE
Buy now

"WHEN IT COMES TO QUIRK, I FOLLOW A SIMPLE THREE-STEP PLAN: BUY, CANCEL PLANS, READ. 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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