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Perfidia - Review

James Ellroy’s new novel Perfidia begins with a ‘Thunderbolt Broadcast’ on K-L-A-N Radio. The salacious gossip, casual bigotry, hyperbolic and alliterative language will be familiar to Ellroy readers who remember the… 610 more words

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David Fincher and James Ellroy Head to HBO

It looks like we could be getting the first great noir TV show, as David Fincher and James Ellroy are teaming up for a 1950′s set drama series for HBO.

Eros & Memory: Noir, Poetry, and the Past

James Ellroy opens his roman noir or memoir of his mother’s death, The Black Dahlia, his fictionalization of her world, milieu, friends, associates, enemies, the cops that tried to unravel her unfortunate death; all the aspects of a life that Ellroy never had direct access too, only the leavings and losses, the “traces of traces” (Derrida) left in the dustbin of history, myth, fact, and… 2,075 more words


James Ellroy, American Tabloid

American Tabloid (James Ellroy)
“L’America non è mai stata innocente. Abbiamo perduto la verginità sulla nave durante il viaggio di andata e ci siamo guardati indietro senza alcun rimpianto. 28 more words


Review: James Ellroy - Killer on the Road

It’s been years since I read an Ellroy novel. However, as I’ve booked tickets to see him in November, I wanted to do some catching up. 312 more words


Preliminary Thoughts: Perfidia

James Ellroy has, I believe, written an autobiography called My Dark Places.

I really don’t read autobiographies because, aside from they’re apparently all fake, reflective insight is often unreliable. 77 more words


'I didn't want to drop a turd on the reader's lap': Meeting James Ellroy

James Ellroy has a new book out, so I thought I’d republish my interview with him from 2009 when he was promoting Blood’s A Rover. 947 more words