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On Mildred Pierce: A Conversation with Laura Lippman

May 03, 2012 in Books, Guest Posts, Television

Both Laura Lippman and myself are ardent, perhaps obsessive fans of the James M. Cain novel, Mildred Pierce. For just that reason, we both had been avoiding watching the HBO miniseries starring Kate Winslet and Guy Pearce and directed by Todd Haynes. Finally, with the series now on DVD, I surrendered and watched it, as […]

1 Year Anniversary

Apr 20, 2012 in Books, Mulholland News

Today is the one-year anniversary of Mulholland Books! Celebrate with us by entering to win a complete Mulholland Books Hardcover Library!

Mystery Writers of America Presents Vengeance: An Introduction

Apr 03, 2012 in Books, Guest Posts, Mulholland Authors, Writing

Editing this anthology was a lot of fun—not least because Mystery Writers of America’s invaluable and irreplaceable publications guy, Barry Zeman, did all the hard work. All I had to do was pick ten invitees. And write a story. And then later on read the ten winning stories chosen by MWA’s blind-submission process. Piece of […]

The Lineup: Edge of Dark Water Edition

Mar 29, 2012 in Books, Mulholland Authors, Weekly links

Hoping to discover more about EDGE OF DARK WATER and Joe’s signature style, or find fresh ways to talk up the novel with friends and fellow readers? We’ve got you covered! You could try the recent reviews–in last Sunday’s New York Times Book Review, Marilyn Stasio offered high praise for Joe R. Lansdale’s newest, proclaiming EDGE […]

Continue Reading Joe R. Lansdale’s EDGE OF DARK WATER

Mar 16, 2012 in Books, Excerpts, Mulholland Authors

Joe R. Lansdale’s EDGE OF DARK WATER is now on its way to bookstores around the country…but we’re so excited to be publishing this amazing book, we’ve decided to share part of it with you now. Read on for more of the novel that had Dan Simmons raving: “the strongest, truest, and most pitch-perfect narration since […]

Start Reading Joe R. Lansdale’s Edge of Dark Water

Mar 09, 2012 in Books, eBooks, Mulholland Authors

Joe R. Lansdale’s EDGE OF DARK WATER will be in bookstores later this month…but we’re so excited to be publishing this amazing book, we’ve decided to share part of it with you now. Read on for one of the best first sentences you’ll ever read, the beginning of the novel that had Dan Simmons raving: “the strongest, […]

Austin Grossman Interviews Daniel O’Malley

Feb 24, 2012 in Books, Guest Posts

Austin Grossman had three pressing questions for THE ROOK author Daniel O’Malley. Here they are, in no particular order. a)  What would you say the greatest super-secret organization in SF and F?  What were some models used for THE ROOK? I don’t know that anything was actually a model.  But some fictional secret security organizations […]

Searching New York for Matthew and Bernie

Feb 03, 2012 in Books, Guest Posts, Mulholland Authors

The following article was originally written by Lawrence Block for his Chinese publisher, but it will be of interest to anyone who has ever wondered about the locations mentioned in Block’s books in New York City. A DROP OF THE HARD STUFF is now available in paperback–don’t miss out on Block’s “elegaic….lament for all the […]

On Writing A Drop of the Hard Stuff

Feb 01, 2012 in Books, Guest Posts, Mulholland Authors, Writing

Today Mulholland Books celebrates the paperback publication of A DROP OF THE HARD STUFF! Missed out on the “totally gripping….Great American Crime Novel” (Time) the first time around? Now’s your chance! Larry’s essay on writing A DROP OF THE HARD STUFF follows. I was afraid I might be done writing about Matthew Scudder. I’d certainly spent […]

A Review of Edge of Dark Water

Jan 30, 2012 in Books, Guest Posts, Mulholland Authors

This review was originally published on Tom Piccirilli’s website The Cold Spot. EDGE OF DARK WATER hits bookstores March 23. We all know Joe Lansdale can do it all. He’s written thrillers, westerns, young adult, and horror novels, as well as fusions containing elements of each. His latest, EDGE OF DARK WATER, is more or less […]