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James Ellroy

crime writer

James Ellroy appears in the following:

James Ellroy: Demon Dog of Crime Fiction

Friday, November 12, 2010

The man behind L.A. Confidential and The Black Dahlia has amassed a cult following and a reputation as the best modern noir writer around. His new book, The Hilliker Curse: My Pursuit of Women, is a memoir. Kurt talked with James Ellroy ...

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Guest Picks: James Ellroy

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

What is James Ellroy's favorite book? Read more to find out!

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James Ellroy on The Hilliker Curse

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Legendary crime writer James Ellroy talks about his mother’s death and his obsessive search for “atonement in women.” The Hilliker Curse: My Pursuit of Women is about guilt and the power of malediction. Ellroy describes his shattered childhood, his delinquent teens, his love affairs and marriages, his nervous breakdown, and the beginning of a relationship with an extraordinary woman who may just be the woman he’s been searching for.

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James Ellroy

Friday, September 18, 2009

Crime novels like L.A. Confidential and The Black Dahlia gave James Ellroy a reputation as the best modern noir writer around. His latest, Blood's A Rover, is filled with political corruption and intrigue, making it clear that the hard-boiled Ellroy isn't ...

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