Jesse Kellerman

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Jesse Oren Kellerman[1] (born September 1, 1978) is an American novelist and playwright. He has published the novels: Sunstroke (2006), Trouble (2007), The Genius (2008), The Executor (2010), I'll Catch You (2012), and with his father, Jonathan Kellerman, The Golem of Hollywood (2014). For his play, Things Beyond Our Control (2004) he was honored with a Princess Grace Award, which recognizes emerging talent in theater, dance, and film in the U.S.[citation needed]

Kellerman was born in Los Angeles, California, the oldest son of the bestselling mystery novelists Faye Kellerman and Jonathan Kellerman. He studied psychology at Harvard and playwriting at Brandeis University. In 1994 he published a book of children's poetry, Daddy, daddy, can you touch the sky?, with Jonathan Kellerman. For a time he served as lead guitarist for the LA-based indie rock band Don't Shoot the Dog. He is an Orthodox Jew, as are his parents, and resides in California with his wife, Gabriella Sarah (Rosen),[1] and their two children.


The Golem[edit]

  1. The Golem of Hollywood (2014) (with Jonathan Kellerman)[2][3]
  2. The Golem of Paris (8 November 2015) (with Jonathan Kellerman)


  • Sunstroke (2006)[citation needed]
  • Trouble (2007)[citation needed]
  • The Genius (2008) (published in the UK as The Brutal Art)
  • The Executor (2010)[citation needed]
  • Potboiler (2012) (published in the UK as I'll Catch You)[citation needed]
  • "Crime Scene" (2017), co-written with father; Jonathan Kellerman


  • Things Beyond Our Control (2004)[4]


  1. ^ a b "WEDDINGS/CELEBRATIONS; Gabriella Rosen, Jesse Kellerman". The New York Times. July 4, 2007. 
  2. ^ Kellerman, Jonathan; Kellerman, Jesse (2014). The Golem of Hollywood. Putnam Adult. ISBN 9780399162367. 
  3. ^ Cogdill, Oline H. (September 20, 2014). "Kellermans' 'Golem of Hollywood' disappoints". Associated Press. 
  4. ^ Kellerman, Jesse. Things Beyond Our Control. Samuel French, Inc. ISBN 9780573602955. 

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