RE: RARA-AVIS: Foreign HB novels

From: Ed Lynskey (
Date: 29 Jul 2002

I picked up a copy of "Dead Ringers" by Arthur Lyons from No Exit Press (1989) over the weekend from a fairly large used bookstore (in USA). I didn't find any other offerings by this same publisher, however
(despite much looking and bending).

Ed Lynskey

--- "Anderson, Erick (ETW)" <> wrote:
> Greetings all --
> Among the one or two non-US publishers of HB/noir-ish lit I
> see around these
> parts is No Exit Press, and at that nothing premiering (I
> usually find them
> as used copies at the local resellers, such as Powell's,
> A quick
> check of Amazon shows the following from No Exit, all out of
> print and/or
> limited availability (some authors I recognize, but some I
> don't even know
> if they fall into the HB/Noir category):
> Nothing Personal by Jason Starr Computer one by Warwick
> Collins Cancelled Czech by Lawrence Block Moth by James Sallis
> London Blues by Anthony Frewin Signs of Life by Nancy Botkin
> Don't Have Time to Think About It by Gregory FioriniMuscle for
> the Wing by Daniel Woodrell
> Much is the pity, too, for I find myself looking for these and
> other
> familiar publishers, thinking that if they published one
> author I liked,
> maybe their tastes are similar to mine, and I can look to them
> for others
> I'll like as well. It's the way I stumbled, happily, upon John
> Milne,
> Anthony Frewin and Hugh Laurie.
> Similarly, I thank IPL for my exposure to Jonathan Latimer and
> Paul Cain.
> Best Regards, Erick
> -----------------------------------------
> Mark, Joy, and others, wrote:
> > it's almost as hard to get many UK writers in
> > the US. About all we get of contemporary hardboiled (I
> can't speak for
> > cozies) is Rankin and Serpent's Tail.


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