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The Fifth Witness Book Tour

The Fifth WitnessApril 5, 2011, Los Angeles, California
Writers Bloc presents:  Michael Connelly and John Romano
John Romano is the screenwriter of The Lincoln Lawyer movie.
7:30pm, at the Writers Guild Theater, 135 South Doheny Drive in Beverly Hills. This is a ticketed event. For tickets, reservations and information, contact Writers Bloc Presents.

April 6, 2011, Phoenix, Arizona
The Poisoned Pen presents Michael Connelly

7:00pm, at the Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa, 2400 E. Thunderbird Trail.
Michael Connelly will be interviewed by Phoenix attorney Connie Mableson, who has represented both Alison DuBois and Stephenie Meyer in the movie world. Subjects covered will be what it means to sell your work to the movies, character rights, subsidiary rights (think tee shirts), and a host of Intellectual Property Issues. The evening is absolutely free. Doors open at 6 PM and there will be a cash food bar (and possibly a cash bar as well). Plus books for sale and Michael will sign. Contact the The Poisoned Pen for details.  

April 7, 2011, Houston, Texas
Murder By the Book Luncheon

11:30am, at The Briar Club, 2603 Timmons Lane @ Westheimer. This is a ticketed event. Tickets are available only at Murder By The Book until 3 days before each event or until sold out. The Fifth Witness will be for sale and Michael will be signing. Contact Murder by the Book for information and tickets.

Murder By the Book In-Store Signing
Can’t make it to the luncheon but still want to see Michael Connelly? Come to the 6:30pm free signing event at Murder By The Book. (Line numbers for the evening event can be obtained with the purchase of the new book from Murder By The Book the day the book goes on sale, April 5th.)
2342 Bissonnet Street, 713-524-8597

April 8, 2011, Dallas, Texas
Arts & Letters Live at Dallas Museum of Art presents Michael Connelly 
7:30pm, in the Horchow Auditorium, 1717 N. Harwood Street.
This is a ticketed event. Purchase tickets online or call 214-922-1818. Contact the Dallas Museum of Art for details.

April 9, 2011, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Barnes & Noble Bookstore

2:00pm, Talk and signing. 2051 N. Federal Highway

April 11, 2011, Tampa, Florida
Inkwood Books

“Michael Connelly in Conversation with Book Editor Colette Bancroft of the St. Petersburg Times.
7:00pm at Four Green Fields pub, 205 W. Platt Street.
This is a ticketed event requiring purchase of The Fifth Witness from Inkwood Books. Reservations are strongly encouraged as space is limited. Please call 813-253-2638 or email [email protected].

April 13, 2011, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
BookMarks and RiverRun International Film Festival Present:
A Panel Discussion: “From Book To Film: Screenwriting and Film Adaptation” featuring Michael Connelly, Angus MacLachlan and Jay Cocks.
6:00pm in the Hanesbrands Theatre at the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts. 209 North Spruce Street. This event is free but with limited seating.
BookMarks Presents: “A Premier Reception featuring Michael Connelly”
7:30 – 9:30pm, at the Associated Artists Gallery, 301 West 4th Street.
If you want a guaranteed seat at the panel, a chance to meet Michael Connelly in a smaller setting, and the opportunity to support BookMarks, then join us for the Post-Event Premier Reception. The $70.00 ticket price includes VIP reserved (and guaranteed) seating at the panel discussion, premier parking at the Hanesbrands Theatre (Associated Artists Gallery is within easy walking distance), a copy of Michael Connelly’s new book, The Fifth Witness, and the premier reception which includes heavy hors d’oeuvres, wine and beer ($35 of the ticket price is tax deductible). Click here to order tickets. All proceeds benefit BookMarks.

April 14, 2011, Birmingham and West Bloomfield, Michigan
The Lincoln Lawyer is the Everyone’s Reading 2011 Selection
There are 3 events for Michael Connelly on this day.

1. Meet and Greet with Michael Connelly Presented by the Baldwin Public Library and The Community House.

12 noon to 1:30pm, at The Community House in Birmingham.
$40 per person, space is limited. Join us for a casual-style lunch with best-selling author of mysteries and thrillers, Michael Connelly. Socialize with Connelly and other fans in a relaxed atmosphere. Books will be available for purchase and signing from Book Beat bookstore. Reservations can be made starting February 28. Call 248-644-5832 to register.

2. Everyone’s Reading Event at The Community House in Birmingham
Talk begins at 2pm. 380 South Bates Street.

3. Everyone’s Reading Event at The Berman Theatre in West Bloomfield
Talk begins at 7:30pm. In the Jewish Community Center. 6600 West Maple Road.
The two talks are free, but due to high demand, attendance is limited to people with tickets. Tickets will be distributed through a lottery open only to Birmingham, Beverly Hills and Bingham Farms residents. The lottery sign-up begins March 1. Michael will speak about The Lincoln Lawyer and The Fifth Witness. Copies will be available for purchase and signing, courtesy of Book Beat bookstore. Click here for more information about each of these events.

April 30 – May 1, 2011, Los Angeles, California
Los Angeles Times Festival of Books
Michael will be appearing on either Saturday or Sunday. Specific details will be posted soon.

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Heather Rizzo
(917) 270-4924
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