• The State of California Crime Fiction: A Roundtable Discussion

    California crime writers discuss police, fires, pandemic, proposition politics, and the future of crime fiction.

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    ‘Funny, How?’ Why Comedy is Crucial in Crime Writing

    JOHN MAY: We’ve not had many serial killers at the Peculiar Crimes Unit, have we? ARTHUR BRYANT: Not proper saw-off-the-arms-and-legs-boil-the-innards-put-the-head-in-a-Gucci-handbag-and-throw-it-from-a-bridge-jobs,...

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