Tucson Festival of Books

From Page to Soundstage


Lights! Camera! Authors! In this session, three authors whose books have been adapted for television or movies will discuss the pluses and minuses in working with Hollywood. How did the response to these projects impact their writing?


Panelists
Robert Crais

Robert Crais is a New York Times bestselling author of fiction including the Elvis Cole novels. He began writing scripts for Hill Street Blues, Cagney & Lacey, Miami Vice and L.A. Law. Crais' new book is "Racing the Light....

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Craig Johnson

Craig Johnson is the New York Times bestselling author of the Longmire mysteries, the basis for the hit Netflix original series Longmire. He is the recipient of the Western Writers of America Spur Award for fiction, and his novella "Spirit of Steamboat" was the first One Book Wyoming selection....

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Thomas Perry

Thomas Perry is one of America's premier thriller writers and the Mysterious Press's best-selling author. His previous novel, "The Burglar," was set in Los Angeles. In a New York Times Book Review By the Book interview, Stephen King named Perry among a list of "unheralded writers" we should be reading....

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Books:
Racing the Light
Elvis Cole and Joe Pike #19
Robert Crais
Mystery / Thrillers
Penguin
November 2022
ISBN 9780525535720
368 pages

Hell and Back
A Longmire Mystery
Craig Johnson
Mystery / Thrillers
Penguin
September 2022
ISBN 9780593297285
352 pages

The Old Man
Thomas Perry
Mystery / Thrillers
Grove/Atlantic, Incorporated
January 2018
ISBN 9780802127532
352 pages