Editor's Note: Treme writer/producer David Mills died of a brain aneurysm Tuesday in New Orleans. He'd written extensively about theTreme process and his burgeoning love for New Orleans music on his blog, undercoverblackman.blogspot.com. His Times-Picayune obit is here. By Larry Blumenfeld ... More >>
Book 'em, Barack.Hard to imagine the press minions who worked for the previous administration releasing a list of books George W. Bush planned to read on vacation -- probably because those liberal smartypants types would bring their overt prejudice to bear against titles such as The Pet Goat. ... More >>
Get the skinny on The Thin Man. Okay, so the Looper and his bookworms wanted something "adventurous" for this year's One Book, One Denver. Like a mystery. So why not Dashiell Hammett's The Thin Man? Hammett, after all, is the dean of the American hardboiled private eye novel. As his admirer Raym ... More >>
Pelecanos uses his crime fiction to address the plagues of inner-city life.