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More Chabon to Hit the Big Screen

Wednesday, Feb 13, 2008 at 8:00pm

Variety reports that two Michael Chabon books will be making their way to the big screen some time in the not-too-distant future.

The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay is already in production, while the film rights to The Yiddish Policemen's Union have just been bought by Joel and Ethan Coen.

Categories: buzz, Authors, Mystery & Crime, movies


2008 Edgar Awards Nominees

Monday, Jan 21, 2008 at 11:14am

The Mystery Writers of America have announced the 2008 Nominees for the Edgar Awards. Named after the association's "patron saint" Edgar Allan Poe, the Edgars have been awarded since 1946. This year's winners (in 15 categories) will be announced at the association's annual banquet, to be held on May 1 in New York City.

The nominees for in the "Best Novel" category are:

More Nominees After the Jump...

Categories: Awards, Mystery & Crime


The Automatic Detective by A. Lee Martinez

Friday, Nov 02, 2007 at 11:43am

A. Lee Martinez is at his best when he ignores the "rules". In combining a pulp science fiction setting with crime noir sensibility, he has crafted his strongest fiction since his blisteringly good debut Gil's All Fright Diner.

Gil's was such a strong debut that In the Company of Ogres and The Nameless Witch, both fine and entertaining stories in their own rights, suffered under the expectations, and desires of fans to see more of Duke and Earl,Gil's' werewolf & vampire leads.

Categories: Reviews, Staff Pick, SciFi & Fantasy, Mystery & Crime


A. S. Byatt On Allingham

Wednesday, Dec 12, 2007 at 11:16am

Byatt, Booker Prize winning author of Possession gives a heartfelt discussion at The Telegraph on why she loves Margery Allingham, author of the Albert Campion mysteries. Read it here.

You can find a list of some of her available books after the jump


Categories: Authors, Mystery & Crime

Patricia Cornwell Speaks Out

Wednesday, Dec 12, 2007 at 10:53am

Patricia Cornwell was recently interviewed by the Telegraph. The bestselling author discusses both changes to her Kay Scarpetta series of forensic thrillers and her recent marriage to partner Staci Gruber.

Categories: Authors, Mystery & Crime
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