Philip Kerr did not win the prestigious Edgar Award for best novel of 2011, given last night, losing out to Mo Hayder who won for Gone, which we haven’t read yet but hear is excellent. Congratulations to Ms. Hayder! See the Edgar nominees and winners.
Big news! Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman are in talks to acquire the Bernie Gunther books for an HBO series! Though numerous studios have been after the character for a feature film, Philip Kerr has reportedly decided on a prestige series instead. Source.
“A Conversation with Philip Kerr: Prague Fatale” has been added to the Interviews and Appearances page. Check it out for the first small hint about the plot of the ninth Bernie book, which Kerr is currently working on. Click to read the interview.
FIELD GRAY has been nominated by the Mystery Writers of America for the Edgar Award for best novel of 2011. Awards will be presented at the annual Edgars banquet in New York City on April 26. View the Edgars Web site.