Saturday, Mar 16, 2019 7:00p -
Scandinavian Cultural Center
206 Waltham Street
Newton, MA 02465
A truly special night with International best selling crime fiction authors Ragnar Jonasson and Yrsa Sigurdardottir. The two talk books and their international crime writing festival Iceland Noir with New York Times bestselling author Hallie Ephron. The night will be kicked off by special guest, former US Ambassador to Iceland Robert Barber and will continue with a freewheeling Q&A and book-signing with Ragnar and Yrsa.
Saturday, March 16th | 7pm | Free with registration
Presented in partnership with the Scandinavian Library
YRSA SIGURDARDÓTTIR is a #1 international bestselling crime writer. She lives with her family in Reykjavík; she is also a senior partner at one of Iceland’s largest engineering firms, where she works in the field of geothermal energy utilization. Her work is found on bestseller lists all over the world. The horror movie I Remember You (available on Netflix) is based on her book and the Hollywood producer Sigurjon Sighvatsson (Wild at Heart, Killer Elite, Twin Peaks) is producing a new movie and TV series based on her books. Last Rituals is her debut novel.
RAGNAR JONASSON is a #1 international bestselling crime writer. He was born in Iceland and apart from writing he works as an investment banker in Reykjavik. Before embarking on a writing career, Ragnar translated fourteen Agatha Christie novels into Icelandic. He has appeared on panels at various crime fiction festivals, including Bouchercon and Left Coast Crime in the US. Ragnar lives in Reykjavik with his wife and two daughters. Snowblind is his debut novel.
New York Times bestselling author HALLIE EPHRON, Edgar Award finalist and five-time finalist for the Mary Higgins Clark Award, writes mystery and suspense novels. Her latest bestseller is You’ll Never Know, Dear (2017). Hallie teaches writing at workshops and writing conferences across the country. Her book Writing and Selling Your Mistery Novel was nominated for Edgar and Anthony awards. An award-winning crime fiction book reviewer, Hallie wrote an ON CRIME column for the Boston Globe for ten years.