Ed McBain

  • News

    November 16, 2005

    Dicks Nix Chick's Kicks

    Soft Covers. Hard Women. A New Series of Pulps to Savor Over Whiskey from a Plastic Bottle.

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2005

    A Moment of Silence, Then Resume Questioning the Dirtbag

    Lovers of cop dramas might pause to recognize the passing of Evan Hunter, better known as Ed McBain, writer of a zillion crime novels. McBain's 87th Precinct series of books basically invented the police station as dramatic set, and paved the way for Homicide, Law and Order, NYPD Blue, Hill Street B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2005

    Bad Bestseller of the Week

    Hidden Prey by John Sandford (Berkley, $7.99) Russian spies running amok in Duluth? Lucas Davenport, independently wealthy homicide investigator, has his silliest crime-solving spree yet in this, the 16th Prey novel by local bestseller Sandford. Actually, it's wrong to suggest that he solves anyth ... More >>

  • Arts

    February 26, 2003

    Brothers in Arms

    A 14-film retrospective charts the turbulent partnership of Akira Kurosawa and his warrior muse