RARA-AVIS: Re: Daniel Woodrell on "Noir"

From: davezeltserman (davezelt@rcn.com)
Date: 02 Feb 2009

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    --- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, "Allan Guthrie" <allan@...> wrote:
    > My experience is that within the industry there's most certainly a
    > distinction. The excellent Bleak House Books, for instance, does not
    > thrillers (it says so on their submissions page and as a literary
    agent, I
    > can confirm that this is rigidly adhered to), but their list is one
    of the
    > most attractive around to fans of noir.

    I would have to think Craig McDonald's two books with them would have to considered pulp or noir thrillers. Wouldn't any other publisher label those books like that?


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