Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Happy birthday, Donald Westlake.

Westlake in Germany, 2008
Donald Westlake—Edgar winner for God Save the Mark (1967) and "Too Many Crooks" (1989), Oscar nominee for the screenplay to The Grifters, MWA Grand Master, and recipient of PWA's Eye Award for lifetime achievement—was born today in Brooklyn in 1933. University of Chicago Press and Hard Case Crime have reissued some of his Richard Stark novels; a graphic novel of The Hunter is available from IDW Publishing. He died in 2008.

No comments: