Ken Bruen

Ken Bruen (born 1951) is an Irish writer of hard-boiled and noir crime fiction. His books have been widely translated and adapted for the screen. He lives in Galway.

  • American Skin

    American Skin

    By Ken Bruen

    Comparable to William Burroughs' Naked Lunch, Leonard Cohen's Beautiful Losers and Norman Mailer's Why Are We in Vietnam, Ken Bruen's American Skin is a unique take on the American dream from a master of noir. Ken Bruen has been a finalist for the Edgar, Anthony and Barry Awards.

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  • Dublin Noir

    Dublin Noir

    The Celtic Tiger vs. The Ugly American

    Edited by Ken Bruen

    Nineteen previously unpublished stories by acclaimed crime writers, each one set in Dublin. Includes Ray Banks, James O. Born, Ken Bruen, Reed Farrell Coleman, Eoin Colfer, Jim Fusilli, Patrick J. Lambe, Craig McDonald, Pat Mullan, John Rickards, Peter Spiegelman, Olen Steinhauer, Charlie Stella, Duane Swierczynski, Sarah Weinman and others.

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