Tag Archives: Pulitzer

Why The Movie “Spotlight” Makes Me Feel Guilty

I finally watched the Oscar-winning movie Spotlight tonight, and I had three strong emotional reactions: admiration for The Boston Globe’s investigative team, pride in the profession I labored in for more than four decades, and . . . guilt. Why … Continue reading

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Why the Hero of My Crime Novels Is a Newspaper Reporter Instead of a Cop or a P.I.

In latest installment of The Big Thrill, the online magazine of the International Thriller Writers organization, I explain why I made the protagonist of my crime novels a newspaper reporter and how I, and many of my colleagues, use the … Continue reading

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Mystery Novelist Zoë Sharp Interrogates Me About “Providence Rag”

Zoë Sharp interviewed me about Providence Rag, my new Mulligan crime novel, for the blog Murder is Everywhere. Here’s how the conversation went: I’m delighted to have the opportunity this week to do a Q&A with the charming and talented Bruce … Continue reading

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An Interview With David Freed, Author of “Flat Spin”

A few months ago, David Freed sent me his first novel and asked me if I would read it and write a few words of praise for the book jacket. I had several reasons to say no. At the time, … Continue reading

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