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Start reading A Drop of the Hard Stuff by Lawrence Block

Apr 29, 2011 in Books, Excerpts, Fiction, Mulholland Authors

Next month we are publishing A Drop of the Hard Stuff by Lawrence Block, the newest installment in the celebrated Matthew Scudder series. Start here with the prologue to the novel Booklist, in a starred review, called: “Genius…the prose, as always, is like the club soda Scudder sips in the opening pages: cool, fizzy, and completely […]

Talking Titles

Mar 31, 2011 in Books, Guest Posts, Writing

It’s either one step above or one step below judging a book by its cover, but say what you will – titles matter. They matter a whole lot in the noir fiction world since back when the stands used to be filled with the salacious come-ons of pulp fiction femme fatales in lace brassieres and […]

Hey, Sinner Man, Where’d You Go?

Aug 12, 2010 in Books, Guest Posts, Mulholland Authors

You’ve probably heard the song. It’s a spiritual, and it starts out something like this: Hey sinner man, where you gonna run to? Hey sinner man, where you gonna run to? Hey sinner man, where you gonna run to? All on that day . . . In the verses that follow, we learn that ol’ […]