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Saturday, October 12 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Words Around the World: Crime Outside the Mainstream

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Sponsored by Center for the Art of Translation

Three diverse voices share their new novels of murder and mayhem. With S.S. Massouf (pulpy Pakistani neo-noir), Anita Felicelli (surreal Tamil-American legal thriller), and Naomi Hirahara (murder mystery on the island of Kaua’i). Moderated by author Margaret Dumas. Coffee provided by Bluestone Lane. FREE, $5-10 suggested donation

Moderators
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Margaret Dumas

Margaret Dumas writes books about smart, funny women who are searching for adventure, love, and the occasional murderer in the San Francisco Bay area. Her new series, the Movie Palace Mysteries, is set in a classic movie theater that she wishes was real. The first two books in the... Read More →

Authors and Participants
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Anita Felicelli

Anita Felicelli is author of the novel Chimerica, and the short story collection Love Songs for a Lost Continent, which won the 2016 Mary Roberts Rinehart Award. Her essays, reviews, and criticism have appeared in The New York Times (Modern Love), Slate, Salon, S.F. Chronicle, Los... Read More →
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S.S. Mausoof

S.S. Mausoof has sinned in Karachi, Kansas and California. The Warehouse is his first book in a noir series set in Pakistan. Published by Hachette and HopeRoad, translated into French as Nuit sans lune au Waziristan, it was selected for the Fresh Blood panel at Crimefest and shortlisted for... Read More →
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Naomi Hirahara

Naomi Hirahara is the Edgar Award-winning author of two mystery series set in Southern California. Her Mas Arai series, which features a Hiroshima survivor and gardener, ended with the publication of Hiroshima Boy in 2018. The books have been translated into Japanese, Korean and... Read More →


Saturday October 12, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Hotel Emblem 562 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA 94102
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