One Night Stands and Lost Weekends


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$14.95  $13.75
William Morrow & Company
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5.26 X 8.06 X 0.91 inches | 0.62 pounds
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About the Author

Lawrence Block is the recipient of a Grand Master Award from the Mystery Writers of America and a New York Times bestselling author. His prolific career spans over one hundred books, including four bestselling series and dozens of short stories and articles. He has won multiple Edgar and Shamus awards, two Falcon Awards from the Maltese Falcon Society of Japan, the Nero and Philip Marlowe Awards, the Cartier Diamond Dagger from the Crime Writers Association of America, and many others. Aside from being a mystery writer, he has also written a number of episodes for television, including two episodes of the ESPN series Tilt; he also cowrote the screenplay for the film My Blueberry Nights, starring Norah Jones. Block currently lives in New York City with his wife, Lynne.


"It's interesting to observe his skills progressing and no doubt inspiring to would-be writers....If your taste runs to cheap detectives, cheaper crooks, and D-cup damsels, One Night Stands and Lost Weekends is for you."--Library Journal
"This collection will delight the prize-winning author's many fans."--Aptos Times (Aptos, CA)
"These early Block writings deftly capture the flavor and attitudes of an era when crime ran rampant in the city....Block is in fine form."--Lansing State Journal
"Taut classic hard-boiled noir....Will leave even newcomers hungry for more."--Publishers Weekly
"This new collection of Block's early stories will delight fans of hard-boiled detective fiction."--Charlotte Observer
"Well worth resurrecting as the portrait of a self-described 'gormless young man' who grew up to be a killer writer."--Seattle Times
"Tasty like candy and a little addictive."--Lisa Ko, author of The Leavers