Re: RARA-AVIS: My Attempt to start a McBain Thread

From: Jeff Evans (
Date: 13 Jan 2000

The recent NEW YORKER profile on Ed McBain (Jan. 10) by Pete Hamill made several interesting points. He points to a positive change in readership toward "police procedurals"--a term McBain says he dislikes--as a result of the national participation in WWII and the Korean War and likens the 87th Precinct series to one sprawling multi-novel about New York City.


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