Michael Harvey

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General Information

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Name: Michael Harvey

Pen Name: None

Genres: Fiction

Born: Boston, Massachusetts

Website: www.michaelharveybooks.com/

Blog: http://michaelharveybooks.com/blog/

Email: michael@michaelharveybooks.com

Illinois Connection

Harvey lives in Chicago and most of his books are based there as well. He attended Northwestern Illinois University and owns the bar The Hidden Shamrock in Chicago, which regularly hosts literary events and readings.

Biographical and Professional Information

Michael Harvey is a writer, journalist and documentary producer. He is the co-creator, writer, and executive producer of the television series Cold Case Files, as well as an Academy Award-nominee for his documentary Eyewitness, and is a former investigative producer for CBS in Chicago. His work has won numerous national and international awards, including multiple news Emmys, two Primetime Emmy nominations, and an Academy Award nomination.

He earned a law degree at Duke, a masters in journalism from Northwestern in Evanston, Illinois and a bachelor's degree in classical languages from Holy Cross College in Massachesetts. Harvey was born and raised in Boston and graduated from Boston Latin School.

Published Works

  • The Chicago Way , Vintage, 2007
  • The Fifth Floor, Knopf, 2008
  • The Third Rail, Knopf, 2010
  • We all Fall Down, Knopf, 2011
  • The Innocence Game, Vintage, 2013
  • The Governor's Wife, Knopf, 2015
  • Brighton, Ecco, 2016

Titles at Your Library

The Chicago Way (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)

ISBN: 0307386287
Release Date: 2008-07-08

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The Fifth Floor

ISBN: 0307266877
Release Date: 2008-08-26

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The Third Rail

ISBN: 0307272508
Release Date: 2010-04-20

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The Governor's Wife: A novel

ISBN: 0307958647
Release Date: 2015-06-02

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Brighton: A Novel

ISBN: 006244297X
Release Date: 2016-06-14

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Literary Awards

Body of Work:

  • Chicago Tribune 2011 Person of the Year – Literature

The Chicago Way

  • Publisher's Weekly Starred Review

The Fifth Floor

  • Publisher's Weekly Starred Review
  • Kirkus Starred Review

The Third Rail

  • Publisher's Weekly Starred Review

We All Fall Down

  • Publisher's Weekly Starred Review

The Governor's Wife

  • Kirkus Starred Review
  • Publisher's Weekly Starred Review
  • Library Journal Starred Review

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

External Links

Michael Harvey on WorldCat


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