The murder of Dr Tiller

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May 31, 2009

The murder of Dr Tiller

Dr. George Tiller was murdered in church this morning by an anti-abortion fanatic.  Dr. Tiller’s clinic in Wichita, Kansas, was one of three in the country where women could receive […]

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May 30, 2009

Galleys

Today I received bound galleys for Hardball, which is always an exciting time in the life of a book.  It’s a strange time, too, because it represents a kind of […]

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May 29, 2009

Photo Finish, cont

II          Wayland Davenport had died the same year as my client’s mother.  Poor Hunter, Senior, losing his wife and his father at the same time.  His mother Mildred […]

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May 23, 2009

Photo Finish ( A V I Warshawski story)

Note: I’ve been juggling a few too many things lately to work on my alchemy story, so I thought I’d post a story I wrote a few years back that […]

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May 16, 2009

Their Eyes Were Watching God

A friend of mine is a librarian in the Chicago system.  She’s actually second-in-command at my favorite branch, the Bee branch in Bronzeville Recently, the librarians made a retreat.  In […]

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May 13, 2009

Vampires

“It’s a truth universally acknowledged that a zombie in possession of brains must be in want of more brains.” This is the captivating opening sentence of Pride and Prejudice and […]

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May 8, 2009

New York: Hardball and Dorothy

I’m back from New York, where I spent an energizing morning with my publishers, talking about plans for the publication of Hardball, the next book in my V I series. […]

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May 3, 2009

Potpourri

I hope everyone saw The Bookwitch’s tribute to Pete Seeger, who turns 90 today. It’s Sunday night in Chicago; I leave for New York early Monday.  I’ve been proofing galleys […]

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