Literary Thriller Night: A.X. Ahmad & Lisa Brackmann

September 22, 2013
7:00 pm - 9:00 am

Amin Ahmad reads from his novel: The Caretaker
Lisa Brackman reads from her novel: Hour of the Rat

Amin Ahmad recently moved to the D.C. area after many years in Boston. He has studied fiction at Grub Street, The New School, and New York University. His short stories have been published in Narrative, Harvard Review, The Missouri Review, and New England Review. He is particularly interested in genre fiction. His first novel, The Caretaker, will be followed by Bollywood Taxi.
“A fast-pace literary thriller, shifting action from the desolate ice-clad Siachen glacier to the posh environs of Martha’s Vineyard. A top-nothc effort in the first of a promising trilogy.” Kirkus Reviews.
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Lisa Brackmann has worked as an executive at a major motion picture studio and an issues researcher in a presidential campaign. Her critically acclaimed debut novel, Rock Paper Tiger, was an Amazon Best Book and a New york Times Bestseller. she reads from her novel: Hour of the Rat.
“A finely honed thriller...Brackmann is as adept at bringing China’s densely populated cities and breathtaking landscapes to life as she is at depicting her flawed but appealing characters and twists and turns galore.” Publishers Weekly

About the Series: KGB Bar Sunday Night Fiction

The KGB Bar Sunday Night Fiction showcases the finest in contemporary fiction from new and emerging writers.


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