Re: RARA-AVIS: Encyclopedia of Pulp Fiction Writers

Date: 10 Oct 2007

> I picked up a remaindered copy of Lee Server's book of the above title
> today. It looks good for those it includes, but I can't figure out how
> he chose his writers. For instance, it does not include Westlake, Block
> or McBain under any of their names, but does include Willeford. Has
> Ross Macdonald, but not John D MacDonald.
> Mark

Use it with caution--errors are scattered throughout. If you can search the fictionmags list on yahoo, the errors got thrashed out several times.

Just one example, is the entry for Robert E. Howard--particularly the so-called bibliography...

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