Friday, April 27, 2007

LA Times Festival of Books: Part I

Let's get the party going with a pre-Festival party at The Mystery Bookstore:

And who's out loitering on the sidewalk? Looks like Bleak House Books publisher Ben LeRoy with house author Eric Stone:

Almost immediately after walking inside, we bag some big game--Robert Crais:

Bobby McCue, bookstore manager, greets as we get further into the store:

It's a packed house:

And the famous jail house roll of authors is full--look closely and you can see their crimes:

Northern California is well represented with Keith Raffel:

And Simon Wood:

And there are even some four-legged scribblers:

Where are the pretty women and the heroic cowboys? See them and more in the next post.

2 Comments:

At 11:09 AM, Blogger Keith Raffel said...

Great pix!

 
At 8:08 AM, Anonymous The Mystery Bookstore said...

Wow, Mark, you make our party look and sound positively glam! I think we need to get copies of some of those pix...

So glad you could join us. Wish we'd had more time to chat.

Now, to catch our collective breath before getting ready for next year's FOB...

Linda

 

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