Dave Zeltserman's Blog – November 2008 Archive (2)

NPR names Small Crimes one of the five best crime and mystery novels of 2008

A little over a week ago Small Crimes was mostly flying under the radar, and now all of a sudden a lot of good stuff has been happening . First it makes IMBA's bestseller's list for October, then last Sunday the Washington Post publishes a rave review for it, and now this. All very surreal. There's so much luck involved in our business, so many great books and authors that never get the attention they deserve, so much… Continue

Added by Dave Zeltserman on November 22, 2008 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

Washington Post on Small Crimes: "a piece of crime noir genius"



"The plot of Small Crimes is a thing of beauty: spare but ingeniously twisted and imbued with a glossy coating of black humor. Zeltserman takes up all the familiar tropes of the formula -- femmes fatales, frighteningly dysfunctional families, self-destructive drives and the death grip of the past -- and shows how infinite are the combinations that can still be played on them. " Maureen Corrigan, Washington Post



read the whole review… Continue

Added by Dave Zeltserman on November 17, 2008 at 11:20am — No Comments

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