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Postmodern P.I.
Hard-boiled detective writer Dennis Lehane talks about why it's easy to believe his protagonist Patrick Kenzie, unlike all those other brooding postmodern Marlowes. [06-14-99]
— Jesse Sublett, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Titles That Can't Myth
Reviews of books legends are made of. [06-01-99]
— Jesse Sublett, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

It's a Mystery to Me
Lowbrow kicks highbrow's butt in recent crime fiction by Michael Connelly, Robert B. Parker, Donald Westlake, Kent Anderson, Dennis McMillan, and others. [04-26-99]
— Jesse Sublett, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Selections
Jesse Sublett combines his favorite subjects -- crime novels and rock and roll -- with reviews of Elmore Leonard, Ed Gorman, and Greg Kihn. [03-22-99]
— Jesse Sublett, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Alternate Histories
Rodney King and O.J. didn't surprise you at all if you're hip to bestselling crime novelist James Ellroy. [02-23-99]
— Jesse Sublett, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

One of the Great Ones
Charles Willeford was a writer who had genuine literary aspirations and a uniquely skewed world view, a writer who -- unlike many more conventionally accepted "literary" authors -- never wrote a throwaway book. [11-09-98]
— Jesse Sublett, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

The Wrong Cause by
John Wesley Hardin was hardly deserving of the romantic mythology which surrounds him now. [09-21-98]
— Jesse Sublett, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Giant Country
Don Graham's book of essays, "Giant Country: Essays on Texas." [08-10-98]
— Jesse Sublett, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

P.I.s, Dicks, and Mystery Men
Reviews of crime novels Sudden Mischief by Robert Parker, Blood Work by Michael Connelly, Cuba Libre by Elmore Leonard, The Witchfinder by Loren D. Estleman, and more. [06-29-98]
— Jesse Sublett, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

No Prozac for the Wicked
An interview with crime fiction legend Donald Westlake. [12-29-97]
— Jesse Sublett, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

A Chip off the Auld Sod
Short reviews of Roger Boylan's Killoyle, Joseph Lanza's The Cocktail, Karin Cook's What Girls Learn, and more. [10-27-97]
— Harvey Pekar, Jeremy Reed, Robin Bradford, Jesse Sublett, and Jay Hardwig, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Snake Oil Cures Turbulent Instinct
A collection of writings, edited by Gene Fowler, gives a fascinating look at medicine and pseudo-medicine in the Old West. [09-15-97]
— Jesse Sublett, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

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