Sebastian Rotella


Sebastian Rotella is an award-winning author, foreign correspondent and investigative journalist. His first novel, Triple Crossing, was named favorite debut crime novel and favorite action thriller of 2011 by the New York Times Sunday Book Review. He was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for international reporting in 2006, and since 2010, he is senior reporter for ProPublica.

Autobiography for Quais du Polar

Sebastian Rotella is from Chicago, where he learned to watch his back. As a foreign correspondent, he has covered skullduggery and mayhem in three dozen countries. He speaks assorted languages and dialects, mostly with cops and spies. He is lucky enough to be married to a dangerous Spanish woman. He writes crime fiction at night like a thief.

Crime favorites

Book : Clockers, Richard Price.

Movie : The Godfather, Parts 1 and 2, Francis Ford Coppola.

Authors : Eric Ambler, Raymond Chandler.