Jesse Sublett

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Top Books of 2018 That Make the Past Present
Top Books of 2018 That Make the Past Present
Whether in biography, graphic novel, crime fiction, or retold Greek myths, these books brought history to life

Arts, Dec. 27, 2018

Legerdemain Man Ray Anderson
Legerdemain Man Ray Anderson
The fact that magicians around the world revere the magic man of Esther's Follies is no illusion

Arts, Nov. 29, 2018

Review: <i>Berlin</i>
Review: Berlin
At last complete, Jason Lutes' graphic novel is a masterpiece

Arts, Oct. 26, 2018

November Road
November Road
Lou Berney's latest, set around JFK's assassination, is a tightly written crime tale worthy of Raymond Chandler or James M. Cain

Arts, Oct. 25, 2018

Review: <i>The Annotated Big Sleep</i>
Review: The Annotated Big Sleep
Everything you need to know about Raymond Chandler's classic

Arts, July 27, 2018

Review: <i>The Big Book of the Continental Op</i>
Review: The Big Book of the Continental Op
All of the Dashiel Hammett PI's cases in one energetic volume

Arts, July 27, 2018

Crime Month: Down Those Mean Streams
Crime Month: Down Those Mean Streams
Nordic noir and other criminal pleasures worth streaming

Arts, July 20, 2018

Margaret Moser Tribute: Jesse Sublett
Jesse Sublett
When the Queen calls, you come

Music, June 29, 2017

Jesse Sublett's Top Reads of 2016
Top Books to Cover the Good, the Bad, and the Doomed
A list of memorable lit that includes a philosophical gumshoe, an irredeemable tycoon, and ill-fated whalers

Arts, Dec. 29, 2016

One for the Books
Jesse Sublett's Top Reads of 2015
The Theater of War leads a list that reminds us how ancient lessons about war continue to ring true today

Arts, Dec. 31, 2015

<i>The Reluctant Matador</i>
The Reluctant Matador
FBI agent Hugo Marston heads to Barcelona on the trail of a murderer and a Spanish prison gang

Arts, June 11, 2015

<i>Missing</i>
Missing
When his stepdaughter is kidnapped in Mexico, Jack Searle has to cross the border to find her

Arts, June 11, 2015

Barefoot Dogs
Barefoot Dogs
A Mexico City family scatters to the wind when its patriarch goes missing

Arts, April 30, 2015

Into the Field: A Foreign Correspondent's Notebook
Into the Field: A Foreign Correspondent's Notebook
A UT professor recounts his three decades of reporting in Asia

Arts, April 30, 2015

Hurts So Good
Crimes That Paid
In Jesse Sublett's top reads of 2014, wherever the protagonists go, trouble follows

Arts, Dec. 31, 2014

Epic Feats
Boyhood: Twelve Years on Film
This photographic record of Richard Linklater's landmark film shows a lot going on before and behind the camera

Arts, Dec. 16, 2014

Lone Star (In)Justice
Blood Aces: The Wild Ride of Benny Binion, the Texas Gangster Who Created Vegas Poker
This biography of the gambling, murdering Binion captures his wild character without trying to make him likable

Arts, July 3, 2014

Lone Star (In)Justice
Getting Life: An Innocent Man's 25-Year Journey From Prison to Peace
Michael Morton's firsthand account of his unjust conviction and hard-won exoneration is both insightful and infuriating

Arts, July 3, 2014

Summer Fiction
Bellringer: A St-Cyr and Kohler Mystery
History Detectives: 'Bellringer'

Books, June 14, 2012

Ex-Punk Author, DIY or Die Forever
Ex-Punk Author, DIY or Die Forever
Test-driving the newest iBooks Author app (bumps ahead)

Screens, March 1, 2012

An Angel-Free Angeles
An Angel-Free Angeles
Detective novelist Michael Connelly trolls L.A.'s seedy underbelly again in 'The Brass Verdict'

Books, Oct. 3, 2008

Readings
Dirty Money
Richard Stark's professional thief is back in action

Books, May 9, 2008

Best Books of 2006
Jesse Sublett's Best Books of 2006

Books, Jan. 5, 2007

Solving ConMisterio
Solving ConMisterio
A preview

Books, July 7, 2006

Summer Reading
Lone Star Navy: Texas, the Fight for the Gulf of Mexico, and the Shaping of the American West

Books, June 9, 2006

Summer Reading
The Unexpectedly Bad Hair of Barcelona Smith

Books, June 9, 2006

Book Reviews
Cinnamon Kiss
Walter Mosley fans will want to pick up his latest Easy Rawlins mystery, 'Cinnamon Kiss,' right away

Books, Sept. 16, 2005

Summer Reading
The Closers
Michael Connelly's ace homicide detective Harry Bosch is back with LAPD after three years' retirement

Books, May 27, 2005

Planet Rock
New York Dolls
Austin, Texas, SXSW 2005

Music, March 25, 2005

Readings
Nobody Runs Forever
No. 26 in Richard Stark's, aka Donald Westlake's, Parker series finds the master thief taking us on a thrill ride among armored cars and badass female bounty hunters

Books, Dec. 31, 2004

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