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10.09.2014 | 114 days ago | Posted at 10:18 AM

Rarely Seen Film Screens on Saturday Night

By David Luhrssen
Along with Dashiell Hammett, Raymond Chandler was the author who pulled detective fiction out of the Edwardian drawing rooms and into the mean streets. 
11.07.2013 | | Posted at 08:57 AM
By David Luhrssen
    As Tom Williams writes in his new biography, A Mysterious Something in the Light: The Life of Raymond Chandler (Chicago Review Press), Chandler never courted Hollywood. But for the movie industry, he was exactly the sort of writer they sought: a bestseller working in a familiar genre. The more creative directors of the nascent film noir saw potential for sneak...
Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013

East Side bookstore rounds up the usual suspects

 It was a dark and stormy night as I headed over to Milwaukee’s most beloved spot for mystery genre fans—the now 20-year-old Mystery One Bookstore, 2109 N. Prospect Ave. Inside I found the narrow aisles of books crowded