Re: RARA-AVIS: Sturgeon's "Cellmate"

Date: 12 Jun 2008

Mario wrote:

"So, for hardboiled and noir literature that would mean that the sales in general are falling but the public that remains is more demanding? The quality of the product that does get published in those genres is excellent. I don't know what it is, but it's a shift."

And/or when less is published, fewer of marginal quality make the grade? Maybe it also has something to with the number of recent specialty lines now devoted to it and their being run by true fans instead of bean counters?


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