Lawrence Block: You’re all smiles today. I’m glad you’re enjoying yourself. This very morning, Nicholas Pell at Made Man called Getting Off “the dirtiest book in America.”

Jill Emerson: Oh, right. Nicky.

LB: Is something wrong?

JE: I gave him a hot interview and he went and called me a beastess.

LB: Um…

JE: The kind you keep on a leash. Which can be fun under the right circumstances, but still. Look, read it yourself:

“Fortunately, for those of us who like our literature dark, dirty and way over the top, Lawrence unleashed the beastess for this gripping tale…”

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