Julia Dahl in conversation with Laura McHugh - Virtual Event

Signed bookplates available for The Missing Hours.

For every copy of The Missing Hours and Bad Habits preordered and sold during the event, Julia Dahl will be donating $5 to Frontera Fund.

Julia Dahl is the author of ConvictionRun You Down, and Invisible City, which was a finalist for the Edgar Award for Best First Novel, one of the Boston Globe's Best Books of 2014, and has been translated into eight languages. A former reporter for the New York Post and CBS News, she now teaches journalism at NYU.

Laura McHugh is the internationally bestselling author of The Weight of Blood, winner of an International Thriller Writers Award and a Killer Nashville Silver Falchion Award for best first novel; Arrowood, an International Thriller Writers Award finalist for best novel; and The Wolf Wants In. McHugh lives in Missouri with her husband and their daughters.


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Event date: 

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 7:00pm

Event address: 

2342 Bissonnet St.
Houston, TX 77005
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