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Raymond Chandler

Columns

Monday, September 29 2008

Reinventing the Southern California Novel: Marisa Silver’s The God of War

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.


Blogs

Thursday, May 20 2010

James Bond vs. Phillip Marlowe

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


Thursday, September 17 2009

Nine Booze-Soaked Books

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


News

Wednesday, July 20 2011

My Raymond Chandler birthday

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,


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