Alan Bradley's lifestyle and humorous pieces have appeared in The Globe and Mail and The National Post. His book The Shoebox Bible (McClelland and Stewart, 2006) has been compared with Tuesdays With Morrie and Mr. God, This is Anna. In July of 2007 he won the Debut Dagger Award of the (British) Crimewriterís Association for his novel The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie, the first of a series featuring eleven year old Flavia de Luce. The second in the series, The Weed That Strings the Hangman's Bag, will be published in March of 2010. Alan Bradley lives in Malta, with his wife Shirley and two calculating cats.

Festival Event:
Book Launch:
The Weed That Strings the Hangman's Bag
March 26, 2010, 7:00 PM
Nicholas Hoare Bookstore

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