He created some of the most vibrant settings, most memorable characters, and sharpest dialogue in 20th century fiction. A panel of writers talk about why no one does it quite like Raymond Chandler. Moderated by Peter Sagal, host of Wait, Wait…Don't Tell Me! And the author of The Book of Vices, panelists include author Judith Freeman (The Long Embrace), Chicago journalist, fiction writer and poet Achy Obejas (Havana Noir), and travel writer and frequent contributer to Time and Harper's, Pico Iyer (The Global Journey of the Fourteenth Dalai Lama). This is a One Book, One Chicago event.
Recorded Tuesday, April 15, 2008 at Chicago Public Library.