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A long-lost Walt Whitman novel, "Life and Adventures of Jack Engle," proves the poet had an interest in crime fiction, after all. http://therapsheet.blogspot.com/2017/02/whitman-meets-dickens.html
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The Rap Sheet's latest news wrap-up includes notes about the death of best-selling Swedish author Börge Hellström, Marshall Browne's surprise fourth Inspector Anders novel, the "first annual Movie of the Week Blogathon," the fifth installment in the Millennium series created by Stieg Larsson, and so much more.

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In The Rap Sheet's latest "forgotten books" post, Steven Nester looks back at Denis Johnson's first novel, 1983's "Angels."

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North Carolina author Michael Mayo ("Jimmy and Fay") shares memories of some of his most prominent storytelling influences.

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Robert Maguire provides the artwork for the latest entry in Killer Covers' series pairing book fronts that, well, just seem to go together.

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Works by Mick Herron, Deborah Crombie, and David Young are among the week's most interesting new crime/mystery releases.

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Another in our growing line of vintage book covers we love.

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The Audio Publishers Association has announced the finalists for its 2017 Audie Awards, “recognizing distinction in audiobooks and spoken word entertainment.” http://therapsheet.blogspot.com/2017/02/turn-ear-to-these-texts.html
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You can't go wrong with a little Dashiell in your diet!

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One of the funniest recent typos appears on the back cover of an advance reader's copy of Loren D. Estleman's forthcoming "Nearly Nero." http://therapsheet.blogspot.com/2017/02/when-bad-typos-happen-to-good-people.html
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