Tag Archives: Race Williams

Rediscovered: Gumshoe America; or, Race vs. the Klan

In a couple of days I’m dropping in on a party in Tom Krabacher’s lair, and returning his loaner copy of the academic tome Gumshoe America from 200o by Sean McCann. I was curious about it, since among the major authors surveyed … Continue reading

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Rediscovered: The Influence of Race

Race Williams, that is. . . . I got Them That Lives by Their Guns around Thanksgiving last year, and promised I was going to give it a fair shake. Read each and every story. And read them all I did … Continue reading

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Rediscovered: Lovecraft and Race

Race Williams, that is. Terry Zobeck just updated me on his Pilgrim’s Progress through the Lovecraft reading list I gave him, and it turns out that my blurb for Them That Lives By Their Guns by Carroll John Daly sold … Continue reading

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Rediscovered: Xmas Noir

Got a note from the Jersey Noir photog Mark Krajnak — he appreciated my comparison of his cover for the new Race Williams omnibus to Alan Ladd, somehow summoning that sort of evocative iconography. That’s what happens with art, if you … Continue reading

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Rediscovered: Race Williams Lamps a Flivver

How about another volley in my Great Flivver War of 2015 against the dummy dumb dumbos in Robert E. Howard fandom who don’t know that a flivver is a Ford (and usually a Model T Ford)? As I told them, I have many … Continue reading

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Rediscovered: Race Williams Roscoes Again!

One thing among others I can be thankful for is that a book can still knock me out purely as a physical item. Not every book that comes through my hands. Not all the time — not nearly enough of the … Continue reading

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