Saturday, November 21, 2009

C. J. Box

Edgar Award-winning author C. J. Box is the author of eleven novels including the Joe Pickett series. He’s also won the Anthony Award, Prix Calibre 38 (France), the Macavity Award, the Gumshoe Award, and the Barry Award.

From his Q & A with Declan Burke:

What crime novel would you most like to have written?

THE LAST GOOD KISS by James Crumley. I read it ages ago as a fledgling novelist and suddenly lights went on. I’ve talked to a surprising number of other writers over the years who’ve said the same thing.

What fictional character would you most like to have been?

Shane. As in the Jack Schaefer western novel.

Who do you read for guilty pleasures?

Thomas...[read on]
--Marshal Zeringue