»Before I wrote any fiction, I was an avid reader of detective and crime tales, still am, never stopped. And in the last few years I published short stories that one could classify as crime or noir. So maybe I wasn’t really ›away‹ from the genre — but Desperado is a return to book-length crime fiction, that’s true. I have to say that I felt at home as I wrote it.«
Latino Noir: Author Manuel Ramos talks to Daniel Olivas about his latest novel Desperado. Read the interview at the Los Angeles Review of Books.