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Donald Westlake’s Tribe

[From the vaults at stabenow.com, May 21, 2010] This appeared in the MWA 2010 Edgar program guide. The theme this year was “In Good Company.” Donald Westlake’s Tribe by Dana Stabenow The first time I met writers of crime fiction in bulk was at the 1993 Edgar Awards. Donald Westlake was the grand master. I…

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Channeling Holmes

[My introduction to the 2012 Edgar Awards program guide, which I edited this year. The quotes are from authors, booksellers and librarians from the pieces they wrote on Holmes for the program.] Aren’t we all? The Sherlock Holmes canon has long been subject to assiduous mining by laborers in literature and film. Steve Hockensmith says,…

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