Raymond Chandler
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Reinventing the Southern California Novel: Marisa Silver’s The God of War
29 Sep 2008 // 6:00 PM

Silver took the vital ingredients of a regional novel and composed an L.A. tale, but set many miles east -- at the edge of the desolate Salton Sea -- a wasteland that would have held tremendous appeal to T.S. Eliot.


James Bond vs. Phillip Marlowe
20 May 2010 // 1:45 AM

On the day of this recording, Ian Fleming picked up Raymond Chandler at 11am, and already Chandler's voice was "slurred with whiskey". Undaunted, the creator

Nine Booze-Soaked Books
17 Sep 2009 // 8:37 AM

Putting aside obvious selections like Charles R. Jackson’s The Lost Weekend, Malcolm Lowry’s harrowing Under the Volcano, or essentially anything written by Charles


My Raymond Chandler birthday
20 Jul 2011 // 3:44 AM

LOS ANGELES — Watching the video clip, my heart raced. I'd seen the movie before, of course, but never realized what I was looking at: there,


James Bond vs. Phillip Marlowe 20 May 2010 // 1:45 AM

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Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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