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Writers Bloc Hosts Conversation With Ruth Rendall

Literary and cultural series Writers Bloc keeps selling out events. We’d like to see discussions with John Irving and Matthew Weiner, but tickets are no longer available for either. If you’re a fan of mystery writer Ruth Rendell, you might want to buy tickets now. From the event website:

Fans of P.D. James will love Ruth Rendell, creator of the terrific Inspector Wexford series of great police procedurals, also writes as Barbara Vine. Baroness Rendell is one of the most prolific of our favorite mystery writers, and her newest is The Monster in the Box: An Inspector Wexford Novel. Her novels are deeply psychological explorations of both the good guys and the bad guys. What makes her novels so thrilling and satisfying is that nothing is cut and dried in a Rendell or Vine novel – her characters and their situations are rich and complex. Rendell’s strong sense of social justice lift her novels from genre fiction to the best of literary fiction. In conversation with April Smith, one of LA’s favorite crime novelists.

Tuesday, November 10, 2009 at the ICM Screening Room, 10250 Constellation Blvd., Century City, at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets are $20.

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