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Speaker: Michael Connelly
Event Date: September 26, 2009
Running Time: 1:01

Michael Connelly sets his priorities.

“It (National Book Festival) really celebrates the power and importance of storytelling.”

Speaker Biography:
After three years as a reporter on the crime beat, Michael Connelly began writing his first novel to feature LAPD Detective Hieronymus Bosch. The novel, “The Black Echo,” based in part on a true crime that had occurred in Los Angeles, was published in 1992 and won the Edgar Award for Best First Novel. Connelly has followed up with many more Bosch books and other novels.