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Riding Shotgun with The Asphalt Warrior

A column by Mark Stevens on the blog page ‘Think Banned Thoughts’ – “I can imagine college term papers analyzing Murph as compared and contrasted to Ignatius Jacque Reilly (“A Confederacy of Dunces”) but again I’d assert that Murph is more action-oriented when the time comes; he’s also not as much of slob as either […]

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“A marvel to behold…”

Thanks to Mike McLanahan for this terrific review of “The Heart of Darkness Club” posted on Goodreads: Over the past year or so, Gary Reilly has made us laugh through infidelity, compulsive gambling, kidnapping and shattered dreams. In The Heart of Darkness Club, he shows us the lighter side of being a murder suspect. Denver cabbie […]

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“There’s No Such Thing as Literary Steroids”

From the “To Be Read” web site, a blog post by Mark Stevens about Gary Reilly. “Writing is analogous to exercise. You do it alone, nobody cares if you do it, nobody cares if you quit. And the only way you succeed is doing it every day. Unfortunately there’s no such thing as literary steroids.” […]

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Barry Wightman’s Random Notes

  What if the gloomy 19th century German philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer drove a cab in Denver? What if Schopenhauer, crossed with Maynard G Krebbs (you do know who that is, don’t you?) by way of comedian Steven Wright, chased fares in the Mile High City? You’d have this book. And you need to read it. The […]

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