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The Lineup: Weekly Links

Feb 16, 2012 in Weekly links

Duane Swierczynski’s FUN AND GAMES has been nominated for a Barry Award for Best Paperback Original! Go Duane! Papers like the New York Times have been covering the shopping of Amanda Knox’s book proposal. What do you think? George Pelecanos’s WHAT IT WAS continues to receive great reviews–don’t miss coverage from the New York Times Book Review, which called […]

Want to be a literary rock star? Live like a boy scout. A conversation with George Pelecanos.

Feb 13, 2012 in Guest Posts, Writing

The below guest post originally appeared on Allison Leotta’s site and is reprinted with the permission of the author. George Pelecanos is an author at the top of his game. When he’s not writing bestselling crime novels, he’s creating some of America’s finest TV dramas: shows like “The Wire” and “Treme.”Stephen King called him “perhaps America’s greatest living crime […]

Infamous One Percenters from Pop Culture

Feb 10, 2012 in Guest Posts

From Ebenezer Scrooge to Arthur Jensen in Network, here are some of the most famous one percent characters from books and movies. Alan Glynn’s new thriller is Bloodland. (This post initially appeared at The Daily Beast and is reprinted here with the permission of the author.) They used to be called robber barons. Now we call them one […]

The Lineup: Weekly Links

Feb 09, 2012 in Weekly links

Donato Carrisi’s THE WHISPERER received  a starred review from Library Journal that calls the novel: “Exquisite….Readers will be enthralled.” Congrats, Donato! And don’t miss excellent blogger reviews of THE WHISPERER from HorrorTalk and The Mystery Reader, too. The Washington Post reviewed WHAT IT WAS, calling it part of a body of work that amounts to “a […]

Start reading A Drop of the Hard Stuff

Feb 07, 2012 in Excerpts, Fiction, Guest Posts, Mulholland Authors

Missed out on the“totally gripping….Great American Crime Novel” (Time) the first time around? Now’s your chance! A DROP OF THE HARD STUFF is now available in paperback. An excerpt from the novel follows: LATE ONE NIGHT . . . “I’ve often wondered,” Mick Ballou said, ” how it would all have gone if I’d taken a […]

In the Beginning

Feb 06, 2012 in Guest Posts, Writing

The below guest post initially appeared at Murder is Everywhere and is reprinted below with the kind permission of the author. One of the nicest things about having a website is that people write me letters.  My personal website, although it’s got the usual self-serving promotional nonsense on it, is largely taken up by a […]

Start reading Thomas Mullen’s THE REVISIONISTS

May 26, 2011 in Excerpts, Fiction, Mulholland Authors

Galleys of Thomas Mullen’s incredible, genre-defying new novel THE REVISIONISTS are being given away at BEA first-thing tomorrow morning! Couldn’t make it out to BEA this year? Just don’t think you’ll hit the floor in time? Fret not! Start reading Mullen’s book right here on the Mulholland website–and the first twenty comments about it will […]

Black Lens: Part XII

Apr 06, 2011 in Black Lens, Guest Posts

Story by Ken Bruen and Russell Ackerman Ken Bruen is one of the most celebrated crime novelists of our time. Black Lens is his most secret project. Read on as the unveiling continues. Every Wednesday on Mulholland Books. With art by Jonathan Santlofer. Fade in… Read Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7, Part […]

An Excerpt from Limitless: Part III

Mar 17, 2011 in Books, Film

In 2002, Alan Glynn wrote the celebrated suspense novel The Dark Fields. On March 18, The Dark Fields will come to theaters as the film Limitless, starring Bradley Cooper, Robert DeNiro and Abbie Cornish.  Below is the final installment in our three-part series excerpting the book (generously provided by Picador from their Limitless movie tie-in […]

An Excerpt from Limitless: Part II

Mar 10, 2011 in Books, Film

In 2002, Alan Glynn wrote the celebrated suspense novel The Dark Fields. On March 18, The Dark Fields will come to theaters as the film Limitless, starring Bradley Cooper, Robert DeNiro and Abbie Cornish.  To celebrate, Mulholland Books will run a three-part series: three chapters from the book (generously provided by Picador from their Limitless […]