Tag: hard case crime

Friday Reads: Forever and a Death by Donald E. Westlake

From Amazon.com: The Bond That Never Was Two decades ago, the producers of the James Bond

Friday Reads: Sinner Man by Lawrence Block

From Amazon.com: LAWRENCE BLOCK’S FIRST CRIME NOVEL — LOST FOR NEARLY 50 YEARS! To escape punishment

Friday Reads: So Nude, So Dead by Ed McBain

He’d been a promising piano prodigy, once. Now he was just an addict, scraping to

Joyland by Stephen King Finally Goes Digital

Joyland was a novel by Stephen King and was released back in June of 2013. The author buckled the trend of a simultaneous release in trade and digital formats. Instead, he only published it only in hardcover, citing “I have no plans for a digital version. Maybe at some point, but in the meantime, let people […]

Stephen King on Fresh Air

For 20 years, Stephen King has had an image stuck in his head: It’s a

On Pulps, Paperbacks, Stephen King & Hard Case Crime

Boing Boing is currently featuring a special essay by Charles Ardai, the publisher of Hard Case Crime. It’s wonderful read and a love letter to the world of paperbacks and publishing. Originally, we were only going to publish Joyland in paperback. Steve grew up buying paperbacks for fifty cents from the wire spinner racks at his local […]