Friday, January 18, 2008


Over at the always informative Rap Sheet is an article by Ali Karim of Shots Magazine about the launch party in London on Tuesday January 15th for Stieg Larsson's novel The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. This is the premiere publication of the new Quercus imprint MacLehose Press, and I have this and another Quercus/MacLehose in Andrea Cannobio's The Natural Disorder of Things to read in the next few weeks.
There were some important attendees:

A pretty diverse crowd it was, too, including Dr. David Owen, a renowned British politician; Karen Meek of Euro Crime and critic Maxine Clarke; and critic and bookstore owner Maxim Jakubowksi, who was recovering from a case of influenza that he believes he caught while in Dublin celebrating the new year with authors John Connolly and Declan Hughes.

The full article can be read at:


Blogger Karen (Euro Crime) said...

Yes who is this David Owen chappy :-).
ps. I've written up the Crimini launch which also had three of those extremely important people attending...

11:59 AM  
Blogger Uriah Robinson said...

Your far too young to remeber him Maxine.;)

I still can't believe he was the youngest British Foreign Secretary, apparently even younger than the present young boy.

12:49 PM  
Blogger Uriah Robinson said...

My apologies Karen I got the lovely ladies who go to lots of launch parties mixed up. You are far too young as well.

1:37 PM  

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