James Ellroy
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PopMatters Picks: The Best of Books 2009: Fiction
20 Jan 2010 // 3:00 PM

More than half of the titles in this year’s selections offer grim portraits of the human condition, some with more wit and optimism than others, and a surprising number of legendary authors complete the portraiture and theme.


James Ellroy Takes Noir Quite Seriously in 'The Hilliker Curse: My Pursuit of Women'
15 Feb 2012 // 3:00 PM

James Ellroy paints penetrating portraits in the pulpiest prose!

The Cold Six Thousand by James Ellroy
31 Dec 1994 // 6:03 PM

The best approach to Ellroy is always to check your liberal tendencies at the door and trust in the cosmic justice that awaits all in the best tradition of 'noir'.


Blood's a Rover
2 Dec 2009 // 6:01 PM

Blood's a Rover - James Ellroy - Knopf Doubleday [$28.95]

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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