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AUTHOR QUOTE: Lawrence Block

“Every book is a case unto itself, and every time we sit down to write one we take a plunge into uncharted waters. It is a hazardous business, this novel-writing dodge, and it doesn’t cease to be so after long years in the game. 169 more words

Author Quotes

Don't start at the beginning

I put my kids in front of the computer to watch “E.T.” as a generational experiment, to see if it takes. Right away, Charlotte (7) starts firing off questions: … 337 more words

Writing

Book Collecting

So it appears I’ve become a book collector.

To be clear, I’ve always been a book accumulator. There’s never been a time in my life when I didn’t have shelves and shelves of books at my disposal. 1,503 more words

Personal

BARE BONES: A WALK AMONG THE TOMBSTONES and THE ZERO THEOREM

A WALK AMONG THE TOMBSTONES (2014)

If there is ever an example of Liam Neeson’s ability to elevate a routine thriller and make a cliché character interesting, it’s here. 413 more words

Bare Bones

The old pornographers

“Dad typed swiftly and with great passion,” Chris Offutt writes in “My Dad, the Pornographer,” his compelling essay from last weekend’s New York Times Magazine… 905 more words

Writing

Hope to Die

When a married couple is found brutally murdered in their own home, the two scum bags thought responsible are found dead in their own apartment of an apparent murder suicide.   375 more words

Fiction

A Walk Among the Toombstones

A retired NYPD officer Matt Scudder (Liam Neeson) now works as a private investigator and takes on a case about the kidnapping and murder of women. 290 more words

Films