Literature

Writing The City: Philip Kerr

The novelist talks about the latest entry in his Bernie Gunther series of mysteries.

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Philip Kerr

Philip Kerr is the creator of Bernie Gunther, a detective trying to solve crimes in Nazi Germany – where, as the Gunther often remarks, the biggest criminal is the state itself. He’s just published the twelfth novel in the series, Prussian Blue. Kerr will be in Houston tonight, April 7, speaking at Murder by the Book. He stopped by Houston Public Media’s studios first to speak with Andrew Schneider.

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Andrew Schneider

Politics and Government Reporter

Andrew heads Houston Public Media’s coverage of national, state, and local elections. He also reports on major policy issues before the Texas delegations in the U.S. House and Senate, as well as the Texas governorship, the state legislature, and county and city governments. Before taking up his current post, Andrew...

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