Richard Price is the author of seven novels, including "Lush Life, Clockers, Freedomland, "and "Samaritan," He wrote the screenplays for the films" Sea of Love, Ransom," and "The Color of Money," for which he received an Academy Award nomination. He won the 2007 Edgar Award for Best TV writing as a co-writer for the HBO series "The Wire," Price was also awarded a Literature Award from The American Academy of Arts and Letters. He lives in New York City.
Harry Brandt is the pen name of acclaimed novelist Richard Price, whose eight previous novels--including Clockers and Lush Life--have won universal praise for their vividly etched portrayals of urban America. He lives in Manhattan with his wife, the novelist Lorraine Adams.