Wednesday, July 18, 2012
BrOmance Some Notes
"All a bereft and humiliated man has left is the capacity for violence (that's why violence is so abhorred and heavily punished - if social inequities came to be adjusted through violence, the lower classes might somehow win a few rounds, and no elite class or people rig the rules of society to encourage the defeat of themselves)..."
at Ransom Notes, I was talking Thai (Bangkok mostly) crime books on the occasion of the latest Poke Rafferty title The Fear Artist by Tim Hallinan. And today at Ransom Notes I'm asking for your favorite current book to television adaptations after hearing the good news out of Michael Connelly land that Harry Bosch may soon have his very own boob tube address. Frankly, I think long-form television is the right place for Bosch. Of course any number of things can go wrong with adaptations, but so many things can go right in this medium too.
Lastly: head on over to the OOTG online for a taste of St. Louis. Local writer Jack Ryan's story The Break-In shows some nice ways with prose, and crime fiction world, I want you to cinch your drawers for another St. Louis writer coming your way soon - I'm reading stories by Umar Lee right now and I can't wait to be able to talk to the rest of you about that shit.