Meet Me in St. Louis: Toasted Ravioli, Hoosiers, and High School

Meet Me in St. Louis: Toasted Ravioli, Hoosiers, and High School

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If asked to name the key elements of their favorite novel, most readers would place at ...

The Law of Zombies (Crimespree Magazine)

The Law of Zombies (Crimespree Magazine)

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(from Crimespree Magazine) As news of the upcoming publication of my next novel, The Dead Hand, ...

From the Odyssey to the Unforgiven

From the Odyssey to the Unforgiven

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Critics have long debated whether the correct number is six or nine or eleven, but they ...

First Review of The Dead Hand

First Review of The Dead Hand

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Writing is a lonely pursuit. You spend all those hours on your own, writing and rewriting ...

Reading and Writing: A Fun Conversation with David Alan Binder

Reading and Writing: A Fun Conversation with David Alan Binder

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As my publisher and I prepare for the release this fall of The Dead Hand, the next novel ...

From Hard-Boiled Mysteries to Film Noir to the World

From Hard-Boiled Mysteries to Film Noir to the World

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Earlier this month, the St Louis Jewish Film Festival asked me to introduce the screening of ...

Fire Birds: An Israeli Murder Mystery Film (June 7, 2016)

Fire Birds: An Israeli Murder Mystery Film (June 7, 2016)

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Murder mystery writer introduces murder mystery film to murder mystery fans at this year's St. Louis ...

Baseball Walk-Up Songs for Mystery Detectives

Baseball Walk-Up Songs for Mystery Detectives

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Time for my annual baseball post. Last year I wrote one on the Top 10 Baseball Walk-Up ...

In Praise of the Lowly Weed

In Praise of the Lowly Weed

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If, like me, you have a lawn out your front door, then taking a Word Association Test ...

Dylan, Hemingway, and a Peek Behind the Curtain

Dylan, Hemingway, and a Peek Behind the Curtain

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"Chimes of Freedom" lyrics (via the Bob Dylan Archive)Bob Dylan made headlines this month when ...