An essay on The Hunter by Duane Swierczynski, plus 100 thrillers

Duane Swierczynski (or, as I like to call him, “Coach K”) is the author of, amongst many others, The Wheelman, a most excellent Parker homage–I’ve been meaning to give it a proper writeup for some time now, but I can’t find my (inscribed!) copy in order to deliver the reread and writeup it […]

Book review: In the Midst of Death by Lawrence Block

In the Midst of Death is the second in Lawrence Block’s Matthew Scudder series.

The good: We spend more time with Matthew Scudder, and learn more about Matthew Scudder. We learn more about his relationship with his former police department. We see that his alcoholism has advanced beyond the functional level it was […]

News for week ending 2011-01-01

Pulp Serenade is running a series of posts on Westlake favorite Peter Rabe: http://www.pulpserenade.com/search/label/Peter%20Rabe # Darwyn Cooke's The Outfit named 2010's best graphic novel by MTV Geek: http://bit.ly/eClN46 # Bill Sherman at Blogcritics reviews Darwyn Cooke's The Outfit: http://bit.ly/hBU02d # Brigid Alverson at Comic Book Resources' Robot 6 blog reviews the digital version […]