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Who’s Reading “Providence Rag” Now? It’s the Great Lawrence Block

Lawrence Block is one of the finest crime novelists of our time, and I’m fortunate to call him my friend. I snapped this photo of him yesterday at Book ExpoAmerica (BEA) in Manhattan. In a career spanning half a century, … Continue reading

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Look Who’s Reading “Cliff Walk.” It’s Crime Fiction Legend Lawrence Block.

Lawrence Block is one of the giants of the crime fiction genre. By my count, he’s written about 70 novels, won an Anthony Award, six Shamus Awards, three Edgar Awards, and been named Grand Master by the Mystery Writers of … Continue reading

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Thank You, Lawrence Block, For Bringing Matthew Scudder Back

Several years ago, Lawrence Block declared that he’d written his last hardboiled novel featuring a private eye named Matthew Scudder. His many fans will be delighted that Block changed his mind. I reviewed the book for The Associated Press. You … Continue reading

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