Stephan Talty is a widely published journalist who has contributed to The New York Times Magazine, GQ, Men’s Journal, Time Out New York, Details, and many other publications. He is the New York Times bestselling author of Empire of Blue Water and Mulatto America: At the Crossroads of Black and White Culture.
Talty's newly released debut novel is Black Irish.
From his Q & A with Declan Burke:
What crime novel would you most like to have written?Read more about Black Irish.
THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS by Thomas Harris. Never been topped.
What fictional character would you most like to have been?
Sam Spade in THE MALTESE FALCON by Dashiell Hammett or Travis McGee from the great crime series by John D. MacDonald.
Who do you read for guilty pleasures?...[read on]