Dark City Lights
Dark City Lights
New York Stories
Three Rooms Press, Paperback, 9781941110218, 390pp.
Publication Date: April 28, 2015
Famed detective and mystery writer Lawrence Block ("A Walk Among the Tombstones, " "8 Million Ways to Die") takes the helm as guest editor for DARK CITY LIGHTS, the fourth edition of the "Have a NYC" series. Twenty-three thrilling, hilarious and poignant short storiesall based in New York Citywritten by new and acclaimed fiction masters, including Robert Silverberg (Hugo and Nebula Award multiple winner; grand master of SFWA); Ed Park (author, Personal Days; senior editor, Amazon sliterary imprint, Little A); Jim Fusilli (rock and pop music critic, "Wall Street Journal"; author, Closing Time and A Well-Known Secret); Parnell Hall (author, Last Puzzle & Testament); SJ Rozan (Edgar, Shamus, Anthony, Nero and Macavity award-wining author); Brian Koppelman (co-writer, Ocean's 13 and Rounders); Elaine Kagan (author, No Good-Byes; actress, GoodFellas), and more. A brilliant book that redefines the New York of todayand tomorrow.
About the Author
Lawrence Block is an American crime writer best known for two long-running New Yorkset series, about the recovering alcoholic P.I. Matthew Scudder and gentleman burglar Bernie Rhodenbarr, respectively. Block was named a Grand Master by the Mystery Writers of America in 1994. He is a ten-time winner of the Edgar Award for his work. His novel, "8 Million Ways to Die" was adapted for film in 1986 directed by Hal Ashby and starring Jeff Bridges and Rosanna Arquette. Most recently, his novel "A Walk Among the Tombstones" was adapted for a 2013 film directed by Scott Frank and starring Liam Neeson. He lives in Manhattan, NY."