Tag: mystery

Worlds Collide: Raymond Chandler and the Gimlet

Raymond Chandler, one of the great American writers of all-time and one of the two finest practitioners of the classic hardboiled detective novel, is best known for his immortal creation, Philip Marlowe. The Los Angeles private eye appeared in several novels and solved many cases. But perhaps his greatest achievement lay in the spirituous realm, … Read more

About the Professor

David J. Montgomery is an emeritus columnist for the Chicago Sun-Times and The Daily Beast, and has also written for many of the country’s largest newspapers, including USA Today, the Washington Post, Boston Globe, and several others. His fiction has appeared in Thriller 2: Stories You Just Can’t Put Down, edited by Clive Cussler (Mira Books, 2009), and various … Read more