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Jun.23.2011
I’ve seen two things in the last week that allowed me to compare something of the way crime writers used to appear in public and their present avatars. It only made me wish for the good old days even more than I used to. The comparison is between: a delightful radio chat on the BBC in 1958 between...
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Mar.30.2010
The Swedish title of Part I in Stieg Larsson’s Millennium Trilogy was “Men Who Hate Women.” Which only goes to show that you can write a huge international bestseller and not have a clue as to why people really would read your book. Larsson’s U.K. publisher changed the title to “The Girl With the...