Conversations with Authors - Carl Hiaasen (Virtual Event)

Tuesday, September 8, 2020 - 4:00pm

Conversations with Authors

Tues., September 8th, 2020 • 4:00pm PT• Live • Online

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Carl Hiaasen‘s new novel Squeeze Me is a hilarious story of social and political intrigue, set against the glittering backdrop of Florida’s gold coast.

Carl began writing novels in early 1980s with his good friend and fellow journalist, William D. Montalbano. Together they wrote three mystery thrillers—Powder Burn, Trap Line, and A Death in China—which borrowed heavily from their reporting experiences. Tourist Season, published in 1986, was Carl’s first solo novel. Since then, he has published Double Whammy, Skin Tight, Native Tongue, and ten national bestsellers: Strip Tease, Stormy Weather, Lucky You, Sick Puppy, Basket Case, Skinny Dip, Nature Girl, Star Island, Bad Monkey, and Razor Girl. All the novels are set in Florida.

Carl is also the author of several popular novels for young readers: Hoot, which won a Newbery Honor; Flush; Scat; Chomp; Skink – No Surrender, which introduces one of the wildest characters in his adult books to a teen audience; and most recently, Squirm. He has also written three nonfiction books: Team Rodent, a wry but unsparing rant against the Disney empire and its grip on American culture; The Downhill Lie, which chronicles his ill-advised return to the sport of golf after a “much-needed” 32-year hiatus; and Assume the Worst: The Graduation Speech You'll Never Hear, a collaboration with Roz Chast. He has also published three collections of his newspaper columns, Kick Ass, Paradise Screwed, and Dance of the Reptiles. For his journalism and commentary, Hiaasen has received numerous honors, including the Damon Runyon Award from the Denver Press Club and the Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Society of Newspaper Columnists. His nonfiction work has appeared in many magazines, including Sports Illustrated, Playboy, Time, Esquire, and Gourmet.

Dave Barry was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for his syndicated newspaper column, which appeared in more than 500 newspapers. He has also written more than 30 books, including the novels Big Trouble, Lunatics, Tricky Business, and Insane City. Dave’s most recent books are Best. State. Ever.: A Florida Man Defends His Homeland, Lessons From Lucy: The Simple Joys of an Old, Happy Dog, and A Field Guide to the Jewish People, which he co-wrote with his friends Adam Mansbach and Alan Zweibel.

 

Below, please find links to purchase their books.

 

 

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Squeeze Me: A novel Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9781524733452
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Knopf - August 25th, 2020

Assume the Worst: The Graduation Speech You'll Never Hear Cover Image
By Carl Hiaasen, Roz Chast (Illustrator)
$15.95
ISBN: 9780525655015
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Knopf - April 10th, 2018

Razor Girl: A novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780345804907
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard - May 2nd, 2017

Bad Monkey Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780446556149
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Grand Central Publishing - June 3rd, 2014

Star Island Cover Image
ISBN: 9780446556125
Availability: Special Order
Published: Grand Central Publishing - June 21st, 2011

The Downhill Lie: A Hacker's Return to a Ruinous Sport Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780307280459
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Vintage - May 5th, 2009

Nature Girl Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780593082379
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard - March 23rd, 2021

Skinny Dip (Skink Series) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781101973035
Availability: Backordered
Published: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard - September 6th, 2016

Basket Case Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780345806536
Availability: Backordered
Published: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard - August 13th, 2013

Paradise Screwed: Selected Columns of Carl Hiaasen Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780813034287
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: University Press of Florida - September 1st, 2009

Sick Puppy Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780446695688
Availability: Backordered
Published: Grand Central Publishing - April 12th, 2005

Kick Ass: Selected Columns of Carl Hiaasen Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780813034294
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: University Press of Florida - September 1st, 2009

Team Rodent: How Disney Devours the World Cover Image
$12.00
ISBN: 9780345422804
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Ballantine Books - May 5th, 1998

Lucky You Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781538729533
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Grand Central Publishing - August 28th, 2018

Stormy Weather Cover Image
ISBN: 9781538729571
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Grand Central Publishing - July 31st, 2018

Strip Tease Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780525431770
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard - August 4th, 2020

Native Tongue Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781538729540
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Grand Central Publishing - June 26th, 2018

Skin Tight (Skink Series) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780425233498
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Berkley - January 5th, 2010

Double Whammy (Skink Series) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593334751
Availability: Backordered
Published: Berkley - November 24th, 2020

Tourist Season: A Suspense Thriller Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780399587146
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Berkley - November 1st, 2016

A Death in China Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780375700675
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard - June 30th, 1998

Trap Line Cover Image
ISBN: 9780375700699
Availability: Special Order
Published: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard - June 30th, 1998

Powder Burn Cover Image
ISBN: 9780375700682
Availability: Special Order
Published: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard - June 30th, 1998

Squirm Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780385752978
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - September 25th, 2018

Skink--No Surrender Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780307930590
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Ember - December 1st, 2015

Chomp Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780375868276
Availability: Backordered
Published: Ember - March 12th, 2013

Scat Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780440421047
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Yearling - February 28th, 2012

Flush Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780375861253
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Yearling - May 11th, 2010

Hoot Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780440419396
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Yearling - December 27th, 2005

Best. State. Ever.: A Florida Man Defends His Homeland Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781101982617
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - September 5th, 2017

Lessons From Lucy: The Simple Joys of an Old, Happy Dog Cover Image
ISBN: 9781501161155
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Simon & Schuster - April 2nd, 2019

A Field Guide to the Jewish People: Who They Are, Where They Come From, What to Feed Them…and Much More. Maybe Too Much More Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9781250191960
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Flatiron Books - September 24th, 2019