»I wanted to tell a story on a plantation that held the past and the present at the same time and kind of ask the question of, in the face of tremendous progress, what do we do with this history?«
»I thought, well, instead of having the detective be the same from book to book, which is how most mystery series work, what would happen if one of the other characters was the same from book to book? «
Ariel S. Winter
»I’m actually fine with people categorizing my works in any genre they please. «
»I don’t really read crime fiction.«
Oliver Gettell reports about the L.A. Times Festival of Books and a discussion with four crime fiction authors. Attica Locke (The Cutting Season), Ariel S. Winter (The Twenty-Year Death), Fuminori Nakamura (The Thief) and Chris Pavone (The Expats) on pushing the boundaries of the crime genre. Read more at the Los Angeles Times.
- The Cutting Season by Attica Locke
- The Double Game by Dan Fesperman
- The Hot Country by Robert Olen Butler
Adam Woog with new mysteries by Attica Locke, Dan Fesperman and Robert Olen Butler. His reviews at seattletimes.com.