James Grady (author)
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|Born||April 30, 1949|
Shelby, Montana, U.S.
|Pen name||James Dalton, Brit Shelby|
|Education||Shelby High School (1967) University of Montana (1974)|
|Subjects||Espionage, police procedurals|
|Notable works||Six Days of the Condor (1974)|
|Notable awards||Grand Prix Du Roman Noir, Raymond Chandler Award, Baka-Misu Award|
|Children||Rachel Grady (stepdaughter)|
During college he worked for U.S. Senator Lee Metcalf of Montana. In 1971 Grady worked as a staff aide for the Montana Constitutional Convention, which adopted a renewed state Constitution in 1972. From 1974 to 1978, during the post-Watergate era, he worked with pioneering muckraking investigative journalist Jack Anderson.
Grady is the author of the 1974 espionage thriller novel Six Days of the Condor, which was famously adapted to film as Three Days of the Condor (1975), starring Robert Redford and directed by Sydney Pollack. In addition to about a dozen novels and many short stories, Grady has written for film and television.
- Six Days of the Condor (1974)
- Shadow of the Condor
- The Great Pebble Affair
- Catch the Wind
- Razor Game
- Just a Shot Away
- Runner in the Street
- Hard Bargains
- River of Darkness (reissued as The Nature of the Game)
- White Flame
- City of Shadows
- Mad Dogs
- Last Days of the Condor (2015)
- Next Day of the Condor (2015)
- "The Dark Sacred Night"
- "Broken Heroes"
- "The Bottom Line"
- "The Championship Of Nowhere"
- "Kiss The Sky"
- "The Devil’s Playground"
- "The Arranger"
- "The Train"
- Wipf, Briana (January 21, 2014). "Literature and tech transport author James Grady to Shelby hometown". Great Falls Tribune. Retrieved March 8, 2020.
- "Miss Goldstein Weds James Grady, Author". The New York Times. April 1, 1985. Retrieved March 8, 2020.
- "Biography", James Grady's official website.
- Guide to the "James Grady Papers, 1971–2006" at the University of Montana.
- "James Grady". Writers Guild of America, East. Retrieved March 8, 2020.