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- Deputy metro editor
11/17/2008 - current
The Gray Man returns
Published 12/01/2013 at 8:13 a.m.
Memphian’s fourth thriller debuts with his third Clancy book
'Other Wes Moore' author to talk
Published 11/21/2013 at 2:46 p.m.
Wes Moore, student at the prestigious Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore and soon-to-be Rhodes Scholar, was intrigued in 2000 by news stories about another Wes Moore who had been charged in a fatal robbery. It seemed like an “eerie coincidence.”
Listen up y'all: South shines in Garden & Gun's good-life guide
Published 10/26/2013 at 12:49 p.m.
The advice collected in “The Southerner’s Handbook” careens from seasoning a skillet to making sweet tea to wrestling an alligator. (News we hope you never have to use: “Slide one hand up the gator’s neck and use it to cover ...
Authors to appear in Memphis with books about Southern history, Delta humor
Published 10/11/2013 at 5:14 p.m.
The Crosstown Arts Visiting Artist Series will bring the author/photographer/filmmaker Margaret Wrinkle to Memphis for a reading/exhibition/performance from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 15 at 430 N. Cleveland.
Author of true-crime thriller 'The Good Nurse' has Memphis date
Published 09/10/2013 at 4:02 p.m.
In “The Good Nurse,” Brooklyn-based journalist Charles Graeber describes a serial killer who committed his crimes while working in plain sight for 16 years in Pennsylvania and New Jersey hospitals.
Walt Longmire — and his creator — both read Dante
Published 09/03/2013 at 12:34 p.m.
The fictional Walt Longmire is a lot like Craig Johnson, author of the mystery series about the modern-day sheriff of an obscure Wyoming county.
Folklorist at Cotton Museum to sign book on Southern storytellers
Updated 08/22/2013 at 2:32 p.m.
William Ferris doesn’t have to justify the title of his latest book, “The Storied South.”
Eric Barnes' new novel travels rough streets, where boys will be violent
Published 07/09/2013 at 2:42 p.m.
Eric Barnes’ second novel follows a trail of mayhem four adolescents blaze through the city of Tacoma, Wash., describing both the addictive thrill of violence and the boyish need to appear fearless.
Years as lawyer and journalist readied writer of crime novels
Published 06/22/2013 at 8:57 a.m.
Like one of the three key characters in his new crime novel, “The Innocence Game,” Michael Harvey earned a law degree from a highly regarded institution but turned to journalism for career satisfaction.
Memphis authors receive independent publishing awards
Published 06/11/2013 at 3:50 p.m.
Memphis creators of independent books prospered in this year’s awards season.
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