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Kindle Matchbook…and Other Bargains

Jake Lassiter in his study?

By Paul Levine Amazon keeps amazing me. On July 22, 2000, I purchased “Duty: A Father, His Son, and the Man Who Won the War” by Bob Greene in hardcover from Amazon. On March 4, 2002, I purchased “The Wise Women of Havana” by Jose Raul Bernardo in hardcover, also from Amazon. Kindle Matchbook: Oh,…

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Mystery Books Hard-Boiled: From Spade to Lassiter

By Paul Levine This question recently appeared on Facebook: “Who’s your favorite character in hard-boiled fiction?” The answers were smart and reflected knowledge of both classic and post-modern noir crime fiction. Raymond Chandler’s Philip Marlowe and Mickey Spillane’s Mike Hammer were among the answers. So, too, of course was Dashiell Hammett’s Sam Spade. How could he not…

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