Chalk drawings on the sidewalk. Department store mannequins. Taxicab ashtrays. They all speak to architect Dalton Lee, often when he least expects them to. He wishes he could ignore their voices. But he can’t, because the lives of his parents — and the friends and family members of many of his associates — often depend on what these inanimate objects say to him.
Mystery author Jeffrey Eaton comes to The Mysterious Bookshop in Tribeca to read from his latest thrillers, “Murder Becomes Manhattan” and “Murder Becomes Miami.” He will also discuss how his careers as an international journalist, and an inner-city activist, have shaped his novels and the quirky detectives who populate them.