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James Thomas Grady, American Novelist. Member Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association, Writers Guild American, Mystery Writers American M C.

Background

Grady, James Thomas was born on April 30, 1949 in Shelby, Montana, United States. Son of Thomas and Donna Jane (Martin) Grady.

Education

He graduated from the University of Montana School of Journalism in 1974.

Career

In 1971 Grady worked as a staff aide for the Montana Constitutional Convention, which adopted a renewed state Constitution in 1972. During college he worked for U.S. Senator Lee Metcalf of Montana. From 1974-1978, during the post-Watergate era, he worked with pioneering muckraking investigative journalist Jack Anderson.

He has contributed to Slate, The Washington Post, Washingtonian, American Film, The New Republic, Sport, Parade, and the Journal of Asian Martial Arts. Grady is best known as the author of the espionage thriller novel Six Days of the Condor, which was famously adapted to film as Three Days of the Condor starring Robert Redford and directed by Sydney Pollack. In addition to about a dozen novels and many short stories, he has written for film and television.

Grady married Bonnie Goldstein in 1985 and is the stepfather of Rachel Grady, director of the documentary Jesus Camp. He is a bookish cinephile that also enjoys the study of T’ai-chi, swimming, and listening to progressive rock.

Works

Membership

Member Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association, Writers Guild American, Mystery Writers American M C.

Connections

Married Bonnie Joy Goldstein, 1985. Children: Rachel, Nathan.

father:
Thomas Grady

mother:
Donna Jane (Martin) Grady

spouse:
Bonnie Joy Goldstein

children:
Rachel Grady

Nathan Grady