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7 - August

I’ve spent most of my August travelling round Europe and I’ve changed. I’m a new person. My mind has been opened to new cultures, new people! 2,560 more words


Book Club Reads: Fall 2015

Our book club has kind of been slow going this summer, we’ve picked it up a bit at the end. But we very heavily veered off schedule in the middle. 97 more words


Serial Crime Fiction: Dying for More

I have written an essay in a new anthology of critical work on crime fiction (published this month). Serial Crime Fiction: Dying for More is edited by Jean Anderson, Carolina Miranda and Barbara Pezzotti and features essays on authors including Arthur Conan Doyle, Dorothy L. 414 more words

James Ellroy

American Tabloid (James Ellroy) - reseña

James Ellroy escribió la famosa L.A. Confidential, que se llevó con gran éxito al cine hace unos años.

“American tabloid” es la primera de una trilogía, Underworld USA, que cubre la historia de EEUU entre finales de los 50 y principios de los 70. 309 more words


In Cold Ink: The Celebrity True Crime Author and Ethical Journalism

The Human Journal has just launched its special issue on Crime Writing, which includes my academic essay on the celebrity true crime author and the ethics of creative nonfiction: ‘ 275 more words

Putting quill to parchment.

Many authors are asked the same questions over and over again. One of these is often Do you write longhand or into a computer?

But however repetitive it becomes, it’s a question worth considering. 729 more words

'American Tabloid': Review

I still remember spring break 2007 like it was yesterday. I was home alone for the entire week and was left up to do whatever I wanted until Quentin Tarantino/Robert Rodriguez’s Grindhouse came out on Friday, which my dad was taking me to to enjoy, along with seven other people as we watched it bomb miserably. 1,125 more words