John Connolly on the “Charlie Parker” Series
WHAT: The internationally renowned crime fiction writer discusses noir, the metaphysical, and the darkest depths of the human soul this July.
Award winning, illustrious Irish author John Connolly is visiting Athens for an in-depth conversation with Elias Maglinis, who is author and editor-in-chief of the Kathimerini newspaper. The two will discuss his ideas behind the “Charlie Parker” series, his writing process, and the way in which he merges the metaphysical with noir. An author of more than 20 books and former government official, barman and journalist, Connolly’s crime novel on Charlie Parker became a best-seller in record time, going on to win the American Shamus prize for the best first Private Investigator novel. Often dubbed the “Dubliner who writes like an American”, Connolly was the first non-American to win the award. You won’t want to miss this journey into the darkest pools of the human soul this July.
WHEN: July 4, 19:00
WHERE: Main Stage, Onassis Cultural Centre