Los Angeles, City of Angels: Ryan Gattis

Los Angeles, City of Angels: Ryan Gattis
  • British Library, British Library, 96 Euston Rd, London, NW1 2DB
    British Library
    British Library 96 Euston Rd London, NW1 2DB UNITED KINGDOM
  • 14/08/2017 19:00 - 14/08/2017 20:30

Los Angeles: City of Angels and Devils " " " "Los Angeles is a city that tells one story and lives another. Ryan Gattis’s Safe is an LA noir thriller set against the backdrop of the 2008 financial crash. He discusses the city, noir fiction and street gangs with Jake Kerridge, crime fiction critic for the Daily Telegraph. " " " "Ryan Gattis is an author and educator, and the author of the novels Kung Fu and All Involved, about the 1992 LA riots, which won the American Library Association's Alex Award and the Lire Award for Noir of the Year in France. He is a member of the Los Angeles street art crew UGLARworks. " " " "Enjoy food and drink purchased from the Knowledge Centre Bar from 18.00 and after the event until the Bar closes at 22.00. " " " "Sponsored by the Eccles Centre for American Studies at the British Library and presented in association with Edinburgh International Book Festival " " " "- See more at: https://www.bl.uk/events/los-angeles-city-of-angels-ryan-gattis

About Ryan Gattis

Ryan Gattis is the author of Kung Fu and All Involved, which won the American Library Association’s Alex Award & the Lire Award for Noir of the Year in France. Gattis lives and writes in Los Angeles, where he is a member of the street art crew UGLARworks & a founding board member of 1888, a Southern California literary arts non-profit.