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Megan Abbott’s Queenpin Episode 13 (pt 1 & 2) show notes

Discussion! Reviews! Antiheroes! We discuss this wonderful neo-noir tale from one of the “Queens of Noir.” Plus, we talk films, review a few books, and have an interesting talk about antiheroes thanks to a listener question. Point Blank Review of Megan Abbott’s Queenpin (spoilers ahead) Queenpin is Megan Abbott’s third novel. It was published by …

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E15: Queenpin (pt. 1) — Megan Abbott — Antiheroes — 5 Round Burst

Discussion! Reviews! Antiheroes! We introduce Megan Abbott’s “Queenpin,” talk films, review a few books, and have an interesting talk about antiheroes thanks to a listener question. Books Reviewed: “Paradise Travel” by Jorge Franco “Among the Thugs” by Bill Buford “She Rides Shotgun” by Jordan Harper “Lamentation” by Joe Clifford “Dark Harbor: The War for the New York …

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E14: The Maltese Falcon (pt. 2) — Deep Discussion

Look at this dingus! It’s “The Maltese Falcon” by Dashiell Hammett. This episode we dive deep into the falcon while discussing the book, ’80’s cartoons, Communist presses, and gunsels. Get in Touch! Join our Goodreads Group Visit our Patreon Email Us Facebook Twitter Don’t forget to rate us on Apple Podcasts and share the show with …

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Dashiell Hammett’s The Maltese Falcon Episode 12 (parts 1 & 2) show notes

Look at this dingus! It’s our discussion of The Maltese Falcon, perhaps the most well known book in all of crime fiction. We discuss the lost Hammett tale “The Glass That Laughed,” do a featured review of the excellent book “North and Central” by Bob Hartley and we dive deep into the falcon while discussing …

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E12: The Doomsters (Pt. 2) — Ross MacDonald — Deep Dive

Greetings! Welcome to part 2 of our discussion of Ross Macdonald’s “The Doomsters. We run down the basic plot of the book, discuss Macdonald’s life and dig deep into the themes and characters in this important transition novel in the Archer series. “The Doomsters” may not be the best known of the Archer novels, but …

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E 11 — Ross Macdonald’s The Doomsters (part 1)

Released May 15, 2018 Welcome to the new format! This is Part 1 of our discussion of Ross Macdonald’s The Doomsters. We introduce the book, give some short reviews, discuss the writing life of Ross Macdonald (aka Ken Millar) and Margaret Millar, and go bird-watching in a really stupid mystery series. Find episode on Apple …

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E10 – James M. Cain’s The Post Man Always Rings Twice

Released April 20, 2018 Ring! Ring! It’s The Postman Always Rings Twice by James M. Cain. We discuss this excellent work and just how much is packed into this little novel. Great plotting, interesting characters, and cats! Hungry? James Cain also wrote extensively about food including a love of muskrat and midnight spaghetti. We talk …

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