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Apr18

Booklist on BORDERLINE

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Hard Case Crime continues to resurrect Block’s early work, often written pseudonymously, from the 1950s and early ’60s. Gleefully mixing soft-core pornography with a thriller...

Apr18

LB on Cosmicomicon

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This post includes commentary from author T.E. Grau, an interview with LB, and his short story, LIKE A BONE IN THE THROAT. To call him a giant in contemporary Noir and crime...

Apr16

LB on Charles Willeford

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In this article, originally published in Mystery Scene in 2010, LB talks about Charles Willeford. In the summer of 1985, Lynne and I moved from New York to Fort Myers Beach,...

Apr08

Mixing memory with desire…

Posted on Apr 8 by

Mixing memory with desire… That’s April’s job, according to T. S. Eliot, when it’s not otherwise occupied breeding lilacs out of the dead land. He labeled...

Apr07

MysteryPeople on Scudder

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MysteryPeople has a double-barreled review of EIGHT MILLION WAYS TO DIE and IN THE MIDST OF DEATH: In The Midst Of Death and Eight Million Ways to Die are both great examples of...

Apr01

My Buddy Akalitus

Posted on Apr 1 by

With a new season of Nurse Jackie starting soon, I thought it might be worth repeating this post. I never did get to the set, but I live in hope… On a Sunday evening a...