U of C reprints: The Sour Lemon Score

Third and final cover from the latest batch of University of Chicago reprints. Collect ‘em all!

News for week ending 2010-01-30

Somebody Dies has the first review (that I've seen, anyway) of Westlake's lost book, Memory: http://bit.ly/5fiSuq # Complete list of Gold Medal paperbacks 1949-1968 http://home.roadrunner.com/~electronicfolio/gold_medal.htm # Loren Eaton at I Saw Lightning Fall on The Outfit: http://isawlightningfall.blogspot.com/2010/01/outfit-finds-humanity-in-flaws.html # Ed Gorman reviews Memory: http://newimprovedgorman.blogspot.com/2010/01/memory-by-donald-e-westlake.html # Those Sexy Vintage Sleaze Books–All My Lovers by Alan […]

U of C reprints: The Black Ice Score

Here’s cover number two from the upcoming batch of University of Chicago reprints.

Wyatt returns

Wyatt is the star of a series of Parker pastiches by Australian writer Garry Disher. I haven’t read any of these yet (I’ll get to them, I swear!), but his return after more than a decade, in a novel simply entitled Wyatt, seems worthy of more than a Twitter […]

U of C reprints: The Green Eagle Score

Here is the cover for the new University of Chicago reprint of The Green Eagle Score. The covers for the other two in this batch (The Black Ice Score and The Sour Lemon Score) will be posted in the coming days.

These are scheduled for publication in May, which […]

Quickie halftime post: best city for a crime novel?

New York versus Indianapolis

New York has been done to death in everything. The rust belt, on the other hand, would be a great setting. Picture Dennis Lehane’s Boston with even more people down on their luck, plus a lot of meth. Crime fiction gold.

News for week ending 2010-01-23

I haven't read a Wyatt adventure yet. From someone who has. Friday’s Forgotten Books: The Fallout – Garry Disher http://bit.ly/4Xqgpn # Point Blank will be airing on Turner Classic Movies Thursday, January 21. # Darwyn Cooke will be appearing at The Smithsonian to discuss The Hunter on January 30: http://bit.ly/7YOoTy # Rest in […]

News for week ending 2010-01-16

Knox Burger, Rest in Peace: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/13/arts/13burger.html #

News for week ending 2010-01-09

SE Martin at A Writer's Notes pulls a delicious quote from The Outfit: http://www.vanishingdays.com/2010/01/01/trouble-no-more/ # This Writing Life–A Year Without Westlake: http://bwmathews.wordpress.com/2010/01/04/a-year-without-westlake/ # Michael Berry at Cheaper Ironies–5 Writing Lessons Learned from Donald Westlake: http://bit.ly/5bb4ZO #

News for week ending 2010-01-02

Joe Gross at the Austin American-Statesman–The First Day of Reading: Richard Stark’s Parker novels: http://bit.ly/6p2VHp # John McNally at Virginia Quarterly Review–A Stark World: http://www.vqronline.org/articles/2009/summer/mcnally-stark-world/ # The Peripatetic Philospher–Richard Stark Novels: A Review (Looks at 1-3) http://bit.ly/8IZ9GZ # Brett McCabe at Baltimore City Paper has a brief (and nice) tribute to Donald Westlake: […]