What I've read and skimmed has been pretty lousy, but the genre has
got a real base of writers, booksellers, and readers. Here's a New
York Times article about the move of these books into libraries:
Besides, it's not as if every Holloway House, or dare I say Gold
Medal, was worth reading. As within every cultural field, Sturgeon's
Law that 90% is crap more than applies. Now how do we find the <10%
that works for us?
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "jacquesdebierue"
> If there are worthy or promising hardboiled or noir authors of street
> lit, perhaps we should take a look, no?
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