Kinsey & Sue: One on One with Sue Grafton

Best-selling mystery author Sue Grafton is back with “W is for Wasted,” the twenty-third letter in her hugely popular “alphabet series.” The year is 1988, but female private eye Kinsey Millhone isn’t worried about perms or shoulder pads; she’s trying to figure out what two dead men – a shady, former colleague and a homeless man – have in common. In this entertaining interview, the former-screenwriter also talks about Hollywood, hair cuts and how she survived a difficult childhood.

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Date: April 18, 2015 Time: 10:00am