Posts Tagged ‘ Charlie Stella ’

Charlie Stella Stars at Noir @ the Bar NYC

August 20, 2013
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Charlie Stella Stars at Noir @ the Bar NYC

Author Charlie Stella lived up to his headliner billing this past Sunday at Noir @ Bar NYC’s fifth event. Reading from a work in progress, the author of Rough Riders, Johnny Porno, and other noir classics, mesmerized (I might have missed a word or two sipping vodka) an audience of forty to fifty Shade...

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Hot Springs by James Crumley from Best American Noir of the Century – review

November 17, 2010
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Hot Springs by James Crumley from Best American Noir of the Century – review

Reviewed by Charlie Stella Guy Gets Girls, Guy Gets Trouble … Benbow isn’t a rogue. More a decent guy with a history of bad decision making and/or bad luck; an everyman’s badass who was also a good football coach and poker player, Benbow also had a way with the ladies, usually the wrong ladies...

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Charlie Stella – Interview

May 4, 2010
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Charlie Stella – Interview

The two men most responsible for me embracing modern crime fiction are Ken Bruen and Charlie Stella. True enough, I’d been reading writers like Ellroy, Pelecanos, and Lehane for a number of years before I discovered Bruen’s the White Trilogy and Stella’s Jimmy Bench Press while browsing the shelves of my local used bookstore....

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Johnny Porno by Charlie Stella – review

May 4, 2010
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Johnny Porno by Charlie Stella – review

Johnny Porno is in many ways a master’s class on how to write a novel. As readers and writers we are told and taught that certain traits are desired above others. Show don’t tell and story through action are chief among them. A Charlie Stella novel does these things with ease and Johnny Porno...

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