Celebrating Reed Farrel Coleman & INNOCENT MONSTER

Since Reed Farrel Coleman’s latest Moe Prager mystery, Innocent Monster, is coming out next week from Tyrus Books, I was asked to create a slideshow to help celebrate the launch. For those of you who aren’t familiar with Reed or his books, below is a quick intro.

I could’ve mentioned that Reed is an award-winning novelist, poet and professor of writing at Hofstra University, but I thought I’d have some fun. (You can get the real story on his website.) What I took away from meeting him at this year’s L.A. Times Festival of Books is that he’s not only a gracious, talented writer but a man with a great sense of humor.

Hope you enjoy the show.

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Most importantly…

With Ben LeRoy of Tyrus Books

All photos courtesy Reed Farrel Coleman’s website

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8 Comments

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    Jen Forbus
    September 30, 2010 at 6:14 am

    You are hysterical! This is awesome; I love it!

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    le0pard13
    September 30, 2010 at 6:23 am

    Jen stole my line! But, that was hysterical! And, you got our dear friend Kaye Barley in that slideshow, too. [she the owner of that thigh move ;-)].

    Does RC know he’s in this? And that he’s comes off muy macho with the Cole-man? This was great, Elyse.

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    Sara J. Henry
    September 30, 2010 at 7:56 am

    You are simply brilliant, Elyse. No joke. This is classic.

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    Reader#9
    September 30, 2010 at 9:28 am

    Thanks for giving me the first laugh of the day!

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    Pop Culture Nerd
    September 30, 2010 at 1:01 pm

    Jen—Thanks so much! I love it when you encourage my inappropriateness.

    le0pard13—Yeah, Kaye was getting frisky there. And no, Crais doesn’t know. I get away with more if I don’t tell him everything.

    Sara—Oh, wow, thank you. I’m just glad Reed hasn’t sent me a cease-and-desist letter or threatened a defamation suit.

    Reader#9—Always happy to make you laugh!

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    Paulette
    October 1, 2010 at 4:40 pm

    Fun, fun, fun!

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    Shell Sherree
    October 1, 2010 at 5:22 pm

    Yes, this was a delightful way to ease into my Saturday morning, PCN. {“Old Spice”, heh heh.} With an introduction like that, how can I not put Innocent Monster straight onto The List.

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    Christine
    October 13, 2010 at 4:25 pm

    You are just too much fun, Elyse! That was perfect for Reed!

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