Killing Time by John Holloway and Ronald M. Gauthier

Review by Allen Mendenhall John Hollway and Ronald M. Gauthier have written a thriller.  Unlike other thrillers, Killing Time: An 18-Year Odyssey from Death Row to Freedom (Skyhorse Publishing, 2010) is not fiction.  It is, in the authors’ words, “a true story” told in “narrative style.”  There’s an old saying: reality is stranger than fiction.  Here’s […]

Meet James Lee Burke, Author of The Glass Rainbow

With yet another bestseller on his hands, Louisiana author James Lee Burke kindly took a few minutes to answer questions from SLR contributor Phil Jason. Why is it important to remind readers that Dave Robicheaux’s Vietnam War experiences have shaped him and are never really distant?   Dave’s war experience serves as a background to […]

The Glass Rainbow, by James Lee Burke

 Review by Philip K. Jason  The publication of a new Dave Robicheaux novel is always a cause for celebration. This classic detective series is perhaps the best case to be made that no real distinction need exist between genre writing and literary writing. With The Glass Rainbow, the 18thRobicheaux installment, James Lee Burke is at […]

Author Neil White Addresses Community

Thursday, July 29, 2010 7:00 p.m. LSU’s Cox Communications Academic Center for Student Athletes In the Sanctuary of Outcasts, by Neil White, was the 2010 One Book One Community selection for Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The OBOC program is sponsoring a free event for the Baton Rouge community. Meet Neil White and hear his personal tale […]