George Pelecanos

George Pelecanos

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Buster: A Dog (a short story) (Short Stories/Novellas) was the most recently released book by George Pelecanos, on May 7th, 2024.

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George Pelecanos Stats: The highest rated book by George Pelecanos on Book Notification is The Man Who Came Uptown, a Standalone novel. The second-highest rated book is The Double (Spero Lucas #2).

The most read book by George Pelecanos on Book Notification is The Man Who Came Uptown, a Standalone novel. The second most read book is Soul Circus (Derek Strange & Terry Quinn #3).

Below is a complete list of George Pelecanos books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series. The most popular series by George Pelecanos is the Derek Strange & Terry Quinn Series.

List of Nick Stefanos Books in Publication Order

List of D.C. Quartet Books in Publication Order

List of Derek Strange & Terry Quinn Books in Publication Order

List of Spero Lucas Books in Publication Order

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

List of Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

List of Short Story Collections in Publication Order

List of Graphic Novels in Publication Order

List of George Pelecanos Anthologies in Publication Order

George Pelecanos: Biography

George Pelecanos (George P. Pelecanos) was born on February 18th, 1957 and is currently 67 years old. George Pelecanos was born in Washington, D.C., USA. Pelecanos attended University of Maryland and.

George Pelecanos (George P. Pelecanos) is probably best known for his Standalone Novels. There are currently 6 novels available. The first standalone was released in 1994 with the novel Shoedog. The most recently released novel was The Man Who Came Uptown which was released in 2018. There are no upcoming standalone novels by George at this time.

George Pelecanos has also written the Derek Strange & Terry Quinn series which has 5 books including Right as Rain and Hell to Pay.

George Pelecanos: Awards & Accolades

Pelecanos' books have won multiple awards, The Big Blowdown won the Maltese Falcon Society, Falcon Award, in 1999. Hell to Pay won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Best Mystery/Thriller, in 2002 as well as the Gumshoe Award - Best Novel in 2003. Soul Circus won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Best Mystery/Thriller, in 2003. The Night Gardener won the Barry Award, Best Novel, in 2007. The Turnaround won the Hammett Prize, Best Crime Novel, in 2008.

The following novels by George Pelecanos were nominated for these awards:

  • King Suckerman: Crime Writer's Association Award, Gold Dagger Award (1998).
  • Shame the Devil: Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Best Mystery/Thriller (2000).
  • Right as Rain: Crime Writer's Association Award, Gold Dagger Award (2001). Hammett Prize, Best Crime Novel (2001). Barry Award, Best Novel (2002). Gumshoe Award, Best Novel (2002).
  • Hell to Pay: Barry Award, Best Novel (2003). Shamus Award, Best P.I. Novel (2003). Dilys Award, Best Mystery Novel (2003). Anthony Award, Best Mystery Novel (2003).
  • Hard Revolution: Barry Award, Best Novel (2005).
  • Drama City: Edgar Award, Best Mystery Novel (2006).
  • The Night Gardener: Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Best Mystery/Thriller (2006). Gumshoe Award, Best Mystery Novel (2007).
  • The Way Home: Hammett Prize, Best Crime Novel (2009). Crime Writer's Association Award, Gold Dagger Award (2010).
  • The Double: Hammett Prize, Best Crime Novel (2013).
  • The Dead Their Eyes Implore Us: Crime Writer's Association Award, Short Story Award (2015).

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George Pelecanos: F.A.Q

When was George Pelecanos Born? How old is George Pelecanos?

George Pelecanos was born on February 18th, 1957. George Pelecanos is currently 67 years old.

Where was George Pelecanos Born?

George Pelecanos was born in Washington, D.C., USA and is American.

What book awards has George Pelecanos won?

The Big Blowdown: Maltese Falcon Society Falcon Award (1999).
Hell to Pay: Los Angeles Times Book Prize Best Mystery/Thriller (2002), Gumshoe Award Best Novel (2003).
Soul Circus: Los Angeles Times Book Prize Best Mystery/Thriller (2003).
The Night Gardener: Barry Award Best Novel (2007).
The Turnaround: Hammett Prize Best Crime Novel (2008).

What was the first book George Pelecanos wrote?

The first book written by George Pelecanos was A Firing Offense, published in 1992.

What was the most recent book George Pelecanos wrote?

His most recently released work was Buster: A Dog (a short story) on May 7th, 2024.

Will there be any more books by George Pelecanos?

George Pelecanos does not have any upcoming books with a set publication date within the next few months at this time.

How many books has George Pelecanos written?

George Pelecanos has written 25 books excluding contributions to anthologies. 3 books in the Nick Stefanos Series, 4 books in the D.C. Quartet Series, 5 books in the Derek Strange & Terry Quinn Series, 2 books in the Spero Lucas Series, 6 Standalone Novels, 2 Short Stories/Novellas, 2 books in the Short Story Collections, 1 book in the Graphic Novels.

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