Noir fictions writer James Ellroy will come and meet his readers on Saturday November 16, 2019 at 3 p.m. at Paris Théâtre du Rond Point for a meeting led by French journalist, book reviewer and host François Busnel.
Coming from Los Angeles, James Ellroy has written over 20 books, most of them being noir novels or historic crime novels. His latest work, Career Girls was published in October 2018.
The 71-year-old American writer has seen many of his books adapted on the big screen. The most famous one certainly being The Black Dahlia published in 1987 and used for a movie in 2006 by moviemaker Brian de Palma and starring Josh Hartnett and Scarlett Johansson.
His novels “Blood on the Moon”, “Brown’s Requiem” and “L.A. Confidential” were also the main inspiration for a movie. The latter, made by Curtis Hanson and released in 1997 stars Kim Basinger, Danny DeVito, Kevin Spacey and Russell Crowe.
Nicknamed American Dog or The Dog, James Ellroy also proved his talents as scriptwriter for Hollywood. He helped developing the story of crime movies “Dark Blue”, “Street Kings” and “Rampart”.
If you’re an unreserved James Ellroy reader, enjoy his visit in Paris to meet him at the Théâtre du Rond Point.
On 16 November 2019
Starts at 3 p.m.
Théâtre du Rond Point
2Bis Avenue Franklin Delano Roosevelt
75008 Paris 8
Métro Franklin D.Roosevelt