New York Times bestselling Author, Philip Margolin is coming to The Dalles Saturday, March 7 at The Dalles Public Library at 1 p.m.
Margolin was born in New York City in 1944. After receiving a B.A. in Government in 1965, from American University in Washington, D.C., he worked as a Peace Corps volunteer in Liberia until 1967. He graduated from the New York University School of Law in 1970, and has worked for 25 years as a criminal defense attorney, an occupation of choice inspired by the Perry Mason books.He started to work in 1970 at the Oregon Court of Appeals.
He published his first story, a short story titled “The Girl in the Yellow Bikini”, in 1974, and became a full-time writer in 1996.
His second novel, “The Last Innocent Man” was adopted for an HBO movie starring Ed Harris. His third book, “Gone But Not Forgotten” was translated into more than 20 languages, sold over 1.5 million copies, and was made into a TV mini-series in 2004 by Warner Bros. starring Brooke Shields and Scott Glenn.
His 19th novel, “Woman With a Gun” is the focus of his visit to The Dalles.
We interviewed him from his office in Portland Thursday, and he told us he was just putting the finishing touches on his 20th novel.
You can hear that interview by clicking on the grey podcast bar below.
Margolin’s website is here.