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BRILLIANCE Book Release Party


My new book BRILLIANCE is coming out. To celebrate, I'd like to buy you a beer.

Join me at Sheffield's on July 18th from 6:30 - 8:30. Books will be available for sale, and drinks and appetizers are on me.

Live music starts at 8:30, so feel free to stay and make a night of it! I intend to.


Marcus's Latest Blogs

Jul.23.2013 - 4:40 pm
I posed this entry during the 2008 U.S. presidential campaign. It appeared at The Outfit on September 3rd of that year. I'm a diehard feminist. Because that's a trigger-word...
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Jul.23.2013 - 4:31 pm
Infinite Jest
Here's what I wrote when David Foster Wallace killed himself in almost five years ago. It was posted at The Outfit on September 19th, 2008. As you can't possibly not have heard by...
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Jul.18.2013 - 3:50 pm
(Originally posted at The Outfit, a Collective of Chicago Crime Writers, November 4th, 2009.)   I do maybe 30% of my writing on a laptop from various locations: in front of...
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Published Reviews

Published by Crimespree Magazine
Starting in 1986, approximately one percent of all children are born with special abilities. Some can see and predict the changes in the stock market like was written in stone....