RARA-AVIS: Re: "Shots" in the Dark

J. Kingston Pierce (jpwrites@sprynet.com)
Sat, 10 Apr 1999 09:24:49 -0700 > Have you come across [Russell James'] article in "Shots" on the state of
Brit crime writing? <

This sounds like a piece I'd like to read. But how in the heck does one
acquire a copy of "Shots"? Thinking it might be a Web-accessible
publication, I typed "shots" into the URL line...and wound up at another one
of those zillions of hardcore sex sites. Surely, James isn't writing for

-- Jeff Pierce



April 1999 marks the 50th anniversary of the publication of Ross Macdonald's
first Lew Archer detective novel, THE MOVING TARGET.

To celebrate, the online literary magazine January is publishing a series of
essays and interviews related to the author and his works. We've also
invited dozens of modern crime novelists -- from Lawrence Block and Sue
Grafton, to Michael Connelly, S.J. Rozan, Richard North Patterson, Laura
Lippman, and Richard Barre -- to share their thoughts on Macdonald's legacy.
Look for weekly installments of the Ross Macdonald series, beginning in the
new edition of January Magazine, now available online at

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