’Tis the season to be busy, tra-la-la-la-lah, etc. So, rather than write full posts, here’s a few Weinmanesque Irish crime fic link-type smatterings that have popped up over the last week or so …
Gerard Brennan’s MYTHS AND MOBSTERS sounds like a terrific idea.
Colm Keegan interviews Kevin Power at Uiscebot.
Yet more good news for Stuart Neville …
… and here’s Stuart on AMERICAN TABLOID.
Who knew Ali Karim had a blog?
John McFetridge is still on his meta-fiction crime spree at Bouchercon.
Finally, the Irish Sentinel prints the truth in the news. Ish.
“Burke shows again that he’s not just a comic genius, but also a fine dramatic writer and storyteller.” – Booklist. “Prose both scabrous and poetic.” – Publishers Weekly. “Proust meets Chandler over a pint of Guinness.” – Spectator. “A sheer pleasure.” – Tana French. “Among the most memorable books of the year, of any genre.” – Sunday Times. “A hardboiled delight.” – Guardian. “Imagine Donald Westlake and Richard Stark collaborating on a screwball noir.” – Kirkus Reviews. “A cross between Raymond Chandler and Flann O’Brien.” – John Banville. “The effortless cool of Elmore Leonard at his peak.” – Ray Banks. “A fine writer at the top of his game.” – Lee Child.