Tucson Festival of Books

Michael Finkel



Doug Loneman

Friend of the Festival

Michael Finkel is the author of "The Art Thief" and "The Stranger in the Woods," both international best-sellers, and "True Story," which was adapted into a 2015 motion picture starring James Franco and Jonah Hill. He has reported from more than 50 countries and written for National Geographic, GQ, Rolling Stone, Esquire, Vanity Fair, The Atlantic and The New York Times Magazine. His work has been anthologized in The Best American Sportswriting, The Best American Science and Nature Writing, The Best American Travel Writing and The Best American Non-Required Reading. He lives with his family in northern Utah and southern France.

Visit website | Facebook Twitter Instagram


Scheduled events:
Exclusive for Friends of the Festival - Michael Finkel visits Friends Tent
Michael Finkel, true crime author, visits the Friends of the Festival Hospitality tent for an exclusive member event.

Friends of the Festival Hospitality Tent (Seats 25)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 9, 11:00 am - 11:45 am

Panelist: Michael Finkel
Exploring the Criminal Mind
True crime experts discuss the workings of the criminal mind.

Integrated Learning Center Room 150 (Seats 155, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 9, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
True Crime
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Michael Finkel, Jana Monroe, Harold Schechter
Moderator: Rick Unklesbay
Ripped from the Headlines
True crime authors discuss corruption and crimes motivated by greed.

Integrated Learning Center Room 150 (Seats 155, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 10, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
True Crime
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Michael Finkel, Mandy Matney, Harold Schechter
Moderator: Mort Rosenblum

Books:
The Art Thief
A True Story of Love, Crime, and a Dangerous Obsession
True Crime
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
June 2023
ISBN 9780525657323
240 pages
Buy now

The Stranger in the Woods
The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit
History / Biography
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
January 2018
ISBN 9781101911532
224 pages