RARA-AVIS: Re: Would You Like A Message About Seymour Shubin With That, Sir?

From: Dave Zeltserman ( dz@hardluckstories.com)
Date: 26 Sep 2006


If you want more info on Mr. Shubin, I've got a review on Shubin's classic noir novel, Anyone's My Name, along with comments from Mr. Shubin about it at:



--- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, "David L. Wilson" <dwilson@...> wrote:
> Doug --
> I couldn't agree with you more about the Shubin book. In fact,
> was the book that generated my original question. I've already
> admitted to being partial to these introductions, though in this
> the book is an original, not a reprint. Somehow the biographical
> seems more appropriate with a reprint, I think. You can't very
> write the history of a newly published novel. At the least, I
like the
> old tradition of the portrait and the brief biography on the
> bookjacket. In Shubin's case, Witness To Myself opens with four
> pages of rave reviews but none of them identify exactly what book
it is
> that they are lauding. For me, he seemed to be a very dextrous
> who appeared (or reappeared) from nowhere. I just wondered, Who
> this guy? At any rate, I've managed to hunt down a couple Beacon
> paperbacks written by Shubin and I'm looking forward to reading
> From the covers, they don't particularly look like crime novels.
> David L. Wilson
> Downieville, CA

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