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Monday, October 21, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (CDT). Click graphic for link to tickets (required).

Monday, October 21, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (CDT). Click graphic for link to tickets (required).

Nordic Noir genre graphic

Click on the graphic to learn more about the Nordic Noir mystery sub-genre.

Here’s a rare opportunity to get to hear and meet one of the stars of the whole “Nordic Noir” movement in mystery: Jo Nesbø. He will be appearing at Printers Row in Chicago on Monday, October 21st from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. As stated above, you can click the graphic of Nesbo and his books to go to the link for getting tickets to this event. The author will be talking about his latest book, Police, the 10th book in his Harry Hole series (that also includes best-sellers such as Nemesis, The Snowman, and The Leopard.)

Jo Nesbø (pronounced [ˈju ˈnɛsbø]; born 29 March 1960) is an Glass Key award winning Norwegian author and musician. As of September 2008 more than 1.5 million copies of his novels have been sold in Norway, and his work has been translated into over 40 languages, selling over 9 million copies (2013). Nesbø is primarily known for his crime novels about Inspector Harry Hole, but he is also the main vocalist and songwriter for the Norwegian rock band Di Derre. In 2007 Nesbø also released his first children’s book, Doktor Proktors prumpepulver (English translation: Doctor Proctor’s Fart Powder). The 2011 film Headhunters is based on Nesbø’s novel Hodejegerne (The Headhunters). — excerpted from Wikipedia

The following is a current list of Jo Nesbø’s books in the Harry Hole series. Lisle Library has all of them! (With Police and Cockroaches on order)

Harry Hole
1. The Bat
2. Cockroaches (coming out in U.S. in Feb. 2014)
3. The Redbreast
4. Nemesis
5. The Devil’s Star
6. The Redeemer
7. The Snowman
8. The Leopard
9. Phantom
10. Police

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