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Famous First Words: The Big Sleep

The image of the haggard, hollow-eyed detective, worn down by what he has seen and what he knows he has to do, is among the most enduring pop culture icons of the last hundred years, a trope so overdone in print and on screen that it’s often employed as caricature. He’s a perversely intractable crusader

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May 14, 2014

Chris Abani

Welcome to Late Night Conversation. Tonight, Doug talks to Chris Abani, author of The Secret History of Las Vegas. Doug and Chris discuss the role of place in fiction, the mythos inherent to cities, symbiotic relationships between genres, and why you will never see Chris in line for Space Mountain. The entire notion of being

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March 25, 2014

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