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April 29, 2010

Stefanie Pintoff wins the Edgar for Best First Novel!

IN THE SHADOW OF GOTHAM is racking up the awards! But the book's not done yet -- it is also nominated for an Agatha Award for Best First Novel.

Get your hardcover copy today, or pre-order the paperback (out on May 11).

Way to go, Stefanie!

April 27, 2010

Festival of Books 2010

It's a literary line-up, with the suave Gary Phillips, Reed Farrel Coleman, and Duane Swierczynski representing the DHS team in Los Angeles.

(Photo courtesy of The Mystery Bookstore.)

April 19, 2010

Love from Down Under

Pages & Pages Booksellers in Australia is talking 'bout those sweet, sweet Swierczynski pages:

"This guy rocks. All his books [are] fun, page-turning tearways that are pure reading enjoyment. You can tell he enjoys writing his books just as much as you enjoy reading them."

X-plosive news

C2E2 was buzzing with excitement over this announcement last week:

"As the Children of the Atom step into the Heroic Age, they'll have writer Victor Gischler and artist Paco Medina leading the way with a new X-MEN #1 this July launching a new ongoing series spinning out of the events of Second Coming.

The opening salvo of the new series pits the newly re-formed team against the bloodsucking undead of the Marvel Universe, a group the X-Men has some dark history with."

Congratulations to our man Victor Gischler!

April 16, 2010

A summer book that sizzles

Entertainment Weekly says to put Michael Koryta's new one on your summer reading list!

"[SO COLD THE RIVER is] An edgy, seat-of-your-pants thriller with a supernatural edge that's set in an immaculately restored grand old hotel in the Midwest."

Book Brahmin

Come one, come all, and be enlightened by Duane Swierczynski. The Philadelphian Pole has been anointed by ShelfAwareness as their Book Brahmin!

April 10, 2010

A day at the movies

Originally uploaded by dhslit
DHS Literary sponsored a special screening of the new documentary When I Rise this afternoon at the 2010 Dallas International Film Festival. Before the show, I met with #DIFF artistic director James Faust outside the gorgeous Winspear Opera House.

April 9, 2010

When I Rise, tomorrow!

It's time for the Dallas International Film Festival!

This year, DHS Literary is delighted to be sponsoring a free screening of an incredible documentary at the AT&T Performing Arts Center.

WHEN I RISE is a feature-length documentary about Barbara Smith Conrad, a gifted University of Texas music student who finds herself at the epicenter of racial controversy, struggling against the odds and ultimately ascending to the heights of international opera.

For more information, visit the film's official website.

Again, it is a FREE screening, and will be seated on a first come, first seated basis.

Please feel free to share this invitation with friends and colleagues.

We hope to see you at the screening tomorrow, Saturday, April 10th, at 4:30 pm!

AT&T Performing Arts Center
Nancy B. Hamon Hall
2403 Flora Street
Dallas, TX 75201

April 5, 2010

There's something in the water

... and we just can't look away!

"[An] explosive thriller…Koryta spins a spellbinding tale of an unholy lust for power that reaches from beyond the grave and suspends disbelief through the believable interactions of fully developed characters. A cataclysmic finale will put readers in mind of some of the best recent works of supernatural horror, among which this book ranks."
-- Publishers Weekly, *starred review*

"A departure from Kortya’s Lincoln Perry p.i. series (The Silent Hour, 2009, etc.) that’s every bit as well-written."
-- Kirkus