6 October 2009 0 Comments

Moore’s new Thailand noir

Christopher G. Moore has book 10 in his terrific Vincent Calvino crime series out this week. “Paying Back Jack”, which will be out in December in the UK. I love the Calvino series for the way it leads the reader into the underbelly of Bangkok in the company of its Italian-Jewish New Yorker private eye. […]

8 July 2009 0 Comments

Great new International Crime Fiction blog

My good pal Christopher G. Moore — who shares with me a birthday today — came up with a great idea for a new blog on international crime fiction. Chris, who writes a gritty, stylishly literate series of crime novels set in Bangkok, wanted to set up a blog where several authors of international crime […]

7 June 2009 0 Comments

Can’t wait for The Corruptionist

I heard from my chum Christopher G. Moore that he just finished writing the 11th in his series of Vincent Calvino crime novels set in Bangkok. That’s good news, because I already read his brilliant and forthcoming Paying Back Jack. (See my review “Elmore Leonard in Bangkok“). Knowing Chris’s work, I already love The Corruptionist […]

23 May 2009 0 Comments

Elmore Leonard in Bangkok

Christopher G. Moore was good enough to send me an advance copy of his 10th Vincent Calvino novel “Paying Back Jack” which will be out in October (December in the UK). I love the Calvino series for the way it leads the reader into the underbelly of Bangkok in the company of its Italian-Jewish New […]