»The state of Texas has long been a hotbed for crime fiction, as evidenced by the enduring reputations of two the greatest noir novelists of the 20th century.«
Orphans, drug wars and other mysteries: Christopher Kelly about crime fiction from Texas. Including this novels:
- The Right Side of Wrong by Reavis Z. Wortham
Lie Still by Julia Heaberlin
These Mortal Remains by Milton T. Burton
Long Fall From Heaven by George Wier and Milton T. Burton
Compound Murder by Bill Crider
Strong Rain Falling by Jon Land
The Thicket by Joe R. Lansdale
Read more at The New York Times.
»Near the end of his extraordinary new book, Run, Brother, Run: A Memoir of a Murder in My Family, about the killing of his older brother, Alan, outside Houston in 1968, David Berg writes about going to see Joel and Ethan Coen’s 2007 film No Country for Old Men — not knowing that the film featured the actor Woody Harrelson in a supporting role.«
Non fiction: Christiopher Kelly about the memoir Run, Brother, Run: A Memoir of a Murder in My Family by David Berg. His review at The New York Times.