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What the critics are saying:
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New reviews posted 4/28/2014
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No Exit Press: Sallis' UK publishers.
Walker Books: Sallis' primary US publishers
Host Publications: publishers of Limits of
the Sensible World and Potato Tree
Lew Griffin book cover gallery (U.S. reissues)
French book cover gallery
Latest Sallis News...
From October 2014:
Jim will travel to Lexington, Kentucky in January for
the Bluegrass Writers Studio Winter Residency 2015.
Jim will also be at
Minnesota State University April 13 and 14th along with Debra Marquart
and Richard Hoffman to celebrate publication of their books by New Rivers
Press, including Jim's
Black Night's Gonna Catch Me Here: Poems 1968-2012.
There they will read and speak to students -- and, as all are
musicians, there are
even rumors of musical performances by the grad students's Cat Sank Trio
and the three imports...
Craig McDonald has penned a lovely piece about the influence of the Lew Griffin novels on hiw work, Pulp Fiction: Or, Why I Write About a Writer.
Negotiations are underway for graphic novels of Drive and Driven.
More details as they arise!
...from September 2014:
James Sallis is featured
as one of "100 Creatives" in the Phoenix New Times.
...from August 2014:
Bloomsbury have released a
paperback edition of Others of my Kind.
...from July 2014:
Today, Tuesday July 29th, is publication day for the reissue of Jim's
Death Will Have Your Eyes as a Mulholland Classic.
Mulholland is the reissue in uniform editions of all Jim Thompson's books,
including the introduction Jim (Sallis) wrote for The Golden Gizmo.
...from June 2014:
Jim's introduction to Manchette's The Mad and the Bad
appears in the New York Review of Books.
Jim Sallis's novel Death Will Have Your Eyes
has just been
reissued as a Mulholland Classic from Little, Brown.
The paperback of last year's novel Others of My Kind
is pending shortly from Bloomsbury.
April 2015 will see publication of his third poetry collection,
Black Night's Gonna Catch Me Here: Selected Poems 1968-2012
New Rivers Press.
Introductions written by Jim have recently appeared in
a new edition of Jim Thompson's The Golden Gizmo
from Mulholland Books,
The Graveyard by Polish writer Marek Hlasko from Melville House Books,
in a new
French edition of Jean-Patrick Manchette's novel Le petit bleu de
la côte Ouest from Gallimard, and in
the Manchette novel
The Mad and The Bad from New York Review of Books.
James Sallis' short story "Venice is Sinking into the Sea" appears
in the British collection
OxCrimes, created to raise money for the
charity Oxfam and
reviewed here by Jake Kerridge.
...from April 2014:
An interview with Jim Sallis by Cecilia Lavopa is up at the Italian blog
Contorni di noir.
...from March 2014:
Crime City Central will be featuring readings of James Sallis short
stories in their podcasts (archived on their site)
this spring. The first one, a reading of
"Blue Devils" by Stephen Kilpatrick,
is featured in their March 17 podcast.
Classic Sallic stories "Jim and Mary G" and "Shutting Darkness Down"
are coming soon.
...from January 2014:
Jim recently read some of his poetry
at the Phoenix Poetry Series.
interview with Jim Sallis
by Jeremy Glover can be found in the Arkansas Times.
...from December 2013:
A radio interview with Jim has been
posted at KJZZ.org.
The Killer is Dying has been awarded
LiRE Magazine's award for Best Crime Book of the Year.
Read a review by Barry Forshaw of The Killer is Dying at
Crime Time magazine.
...from November 2013:
Check out Keith Rawson's November interview with James Sallis.
In addition to carrying the UK edition of Others of My Kind,
No Exit Press
is featuring their entire James Sallis back catalogue with new covers,
including a limited edition
boxed set that includes
thirteen titles and a vinyl album, exclusively at London Books.
Jim Sallis signed Others of My Kind at the
Poisoned Pen bookstore
in Scottsdale on November 23 — and his band,
Three-Legged Dog, performed as well.
A new short story by James Sallis has been published by ShortList: you
can read "Greatest Hits" online at their site.
Meanwhile, Others of My Kind
is reviewed at The Spectator.
...from October 2013: Read reviews of Others of My Kind in
The Daily Mail and
...from September 2013:
Le Tueur se meurt, the French translation of
James Sallis' book The Killer is Dying, has
been awarded the Grand Prix de
Littérature policière for 2013.
Others of My Kind has been named one of Publishers Weekly's
best new books of the week for September 9, 2013.
Read Patrick Millikin's
interview with James Sallis about his new book, Others of My Kind,
in Publishers Weekly.
Click here for news prior to September, 2013
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