Rogue Males: Conversations & Confrontations about the Writing Life

Rogue Males: Conversations & Confrontations about the Writing Life

by Craig McDonald

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Rogue Males: Conversations & Confrontations about the Writing Life by Craig McDonald

In 2006, Craig McDonald published Art in the Blood, a collection of probing, long-form interviews with 20 major crime writers that was immediately hailed as a definitive text in the study of modern crime and mystery fiction.

Now McDonald - "a genuine expert on the history of crime fiction" (Eddie Mueller, San Francisco Chronicle) - returns with Rogue Males, a collection of no-holds-barred interviews with 16 authors who have shaped and defined narrative fiction and songwriting.

Rogue Males includes conversations with crime fiction legends Elmore Leonard and James Crumley (in one of his last interviews); premier stylists James Sallis and Daniel Woodrell; noir kingpins James Ellroy and Ken Bruen, and top thriller writers Lee Child and Randy Wayne White.
Stephen J. Cannell and Max Allan Collins hold forth on the intersection of crime novels and the silver screen while Andrew Vachss, Pete Dexter, Craig Holden, Alistair MacLeod, Tom Russell and Kinky Friedman round-out this one-of-a kind collection on the craft of writing - an array of "mavericks, trailblazers and the gadflies. Men of conscience, entrepreneurs and magnificent bastards," as McDonald puts it in his introduction.

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ISBN-13: 9781932557459
Publisher: Big Earth Publishing
Publication date: 05/28/2009
Pages: 305
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

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