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Goldberg is the New York Times bestselling author of over a dozen books, including “The "House of Secrets,” co-authored with Brad Meltzer, "Gangsterland,” a finalist for the Hammett Prize, and "Living Dead Girl,” which was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. He is also the director & founder of the Low Residency MFA at UC Riverside. His next novel, "Gangster Nation,” will be released this fall.
Roy, in 2014, published in French "Ma vie rouge Kubrick", which won the Prix des Libraires du Québec for best novel of the year. In May 2016, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation included "Kubrick Red" in its select list of 100 essential Canadian books that must be read. It has been translated since then in English and Spanish. Last September, he published his second novel, "Owen Hopkins, Esquire."
Smokler is the author of "Practical Classics: 50 Reasons to Reread 50 Books You Haven't Touched Since High School" (2013), and the editor of “Bookmark Now,” a San Francisco Chronicle Notable Book of 2005. His writing has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, Salon, BuzzFeed, Vulture, the San Francisco Chronicle and on NPR. He lives in San Francisco with his wife, cat, and most of MTV's first year on vinyl. His newest book is “Brat Pack... Read More →