Signed, first edition, hardcover books for the prudent collector
Hiaasen's 2013 release....Bad Monkey
Carl Hiaasen at a Barnes and Noble book signing event in New York City, June 2013
"Just sit back and watch as Hiaasen, with his customary flourish, spins a glittering magic wheel and comes up with another set of characters only he could create."
-The Washington Post Book World
(Hiaasen from SKIN TIGHT-1989) (Hiaasen in Tampa 2004) (Hiaasen in Sarasota 1993)
Hiaasen ( above right) with the late William Montalbano Jr. The pair collaborated on three books (Powder Burn, Trap Line & A Death In China) while both were investigative reporters at the Miami Herald during the 1980s. Montalbano passed away and Hiaasen would go on to launch a successful career in novels, childrens books and his weekly columns for the Miami Herald.
Hiaasen (above left) as he appeared in a photo for an article which appeared in OUTSIDE Magazine. At right, Hiaasen during a 2005 interview on CBS' 60 Minutes television show.
Carl Hiaasen was born and reared in South Florida. He joined The Herald in 1976 and worked as a general assignment reporter, magazine writer and award-winning investigative reporter before starting his column in 1985. He is also the author of many novels, including Basket Case, Sick Puppy, Tourist Season and Strip Tease, which was made into a feature film starring Demi Moore and Burt Reynolds. Hiaasen's column appears regularly on the Other Views page of the Miami Herald.
You can visit Carl's website at www.carlhiaasen.com.
Carl Hiaasen signing SKINNY DIP at a packed house in Tampa in 2004.
"You can get a good idea for a novel just walking from one concourse to another in Miami International Airport." - Carl Hiaasen.
Hiaasen waiting to appear at a booksigning in Tampa in 2004.
The cover of JANUARY MAGAZINE featuring a Carl Hiaasen interview.
Carl Hiaasen Bibliography
Tourist Season - 1986
Double Whammy - 1987
Skin Tight - 1989
Native Tongue - 1991
Strip Tease - 1993
Stormy Weather - 1995
Lucky You - 1997
Naked Came the Manatee - 1998
Sick Puppy - 2000
Basket Case - 2002
Skinny Dip - 2004
Nature Girl - 2006
Star Island - 2010
Bad Monkey - 2013