News for week ending 2013-10-25 (open thread)

News for week ending 2013-10-25 (open thread) […]

News for week ending 2013-10-18 (open thread)

News for week ending 2013-10-18 (open thread) […]

Darwyn Cooke to illustrate Parker prose novels

I don’t have much to add to this press release by IDW Publishing, except for awesome!

Darwyn Cooke To Illustrate Parker Prose Novels At IDW Sunday, Oct 13th, 2013 Donald E. Westlake’s Classic Stories Accompanied By Gorgeous Paintings By Cooke

San Diego, CA (October 13, 2013) – IDW Publishing announced this morning its […]

News for week ending 2013-10-11 (open thread)

News for week ending 2013-10-11 (open thread) […]

Hard Case Crime to publish lost Lawrence Block novel

This just in from our friend Charles Ardai at Hard Case Crime:

Friends,

We’d been saving this for a special announcement but Amazon just beat us to the punch by posting the book on their site, so we figured we should spill the beans as well: next May we’re going to be publishing […]

News for week ending 2013-10-04 (open thread)

News for week ending 2013-10-04 (open thread) […]

Mise à Sac unbagged

 

Mise à Sac (AKA Pillaged, AKA Midnight Raid) is the one and only movie based on The Score, the one and only movie based on a Parker novel I haven’t seen, and, without question even though I haven’t seen it, the best French film based on a Parker novel.

I’ve put countless hours […]

Parker Score: Run Lethal

NB: A version of this post also appears at Existential Ennui.

Returning, belatedly, to the Parker Mega Score—that stack of Coronet paperback editions of the Parker novels I acquired over the summer—we have Run Lethal, published in the UK by Coronet/Hodder Fawcett under a Raymond Hawkey-designed “bullet hole” double-cover in 1972—the […]