Ryan Gattis with Marlon James at Edinburgh International Book Festival

From burning riots to close shaves " " " "Images of the 1992 LA riots were beamed across the world as six days of violence left a city bruised and broken. In All Involved, Ryan Gattis concocts a novel from separate voices of those whose story wasn't told. The 1976 attempted murder of Bob Marley is the starting point for A Brief History of Seven Killings, Marlon James' multi-character tale featuring ghosts, beauty queens and Keith Richards' drug dealer.

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    Baillie Gifford Corner Theatre

    5A Charlotte Square


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  • Event Start Date

    27/08/2015 8:45 PM

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    27/08/2015 9:45 PM

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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.