Bryan Gruley, “Bleak Harbor” in-conversation w/ Jonathan Eig

December 4, 2018 @ 7:00 PM
The Book Cellar
4736 N. Lincoln Ave.
The Book Cellar

Local bestselling author Bryan Gruley will be at The Book Cellar to discuss his newest novel Bleak Harbor.  He will be in-conversation with Jonathan Eig!


About Bleak Harbor:

Bestselling author Bryan Gruley has captivated thrill seekers for years with his highly successful Starvation Lake series. Now, he’s taking readers to another small Michigan town in his new novel, BLEAK HARBOR, which #1 New York Times bestseller Gillian Flynn calls “an electric bolt of suspense.”

When the brilliant but socially withdrawn son of a prominent Bleak Harbor family disappears, dark questions and long-buried secrets rise to the surface of the seemingly tranquil town. Part Gone Girl, part The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime, BLEAK HARBOR will keep readers guessing until the last page and asks the question: how far would you go to save someone you love?


About Bryan Gruley:

Bryan Gruley is the award-winning, critically acclaimed author of the forthcoming novel Bleak Harbor, which Gillian Flynn calls “an electric bolt of suspense.” Two-time Edgar Award winner Steve Hamilton says Bleak Harbor is “unlike any other crime book I’ve ever read.”

Gruley also wrote the Starvation Lake trilogy: Starvation LakeThe Hanging Tree, and The Skeleton Box. Gruley’s debut, Starvation Lake, was an Edgar Finalist and won Anthony, Barry, and Strand awards. The Hanging Tree was a #1 Indie Next pick, a Michigan Notable Book, and a Kirkus Best Mystery of 2010. Reviewers have compared him favorably to novelists Dennis Lehane and Richard Russo.

When he’s not making things up, Gruley writes long-form features on a wide variety of topics as a staff writer for Bloomberg Businessweekmagazine. A lifelong journalist, Gruley shared in The Wall Street Journal’s Pulitzer Prize for coverage of the September 11 terrorist attacks and has won numerous other awards for his writing and reporting. He lives in Chicago with his wife, Pam, and enjoys playing ice hockey and guitar.

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