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  1. How a Bestselling Author Revived Her Career by Self-PublishingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | Publishers' Weekly

    ... "I had a chance to switch genres as well." A longtime fan of the mystery genre, she credits authors like Raymond Chandler and James M. Cain as early inspiration for her writing. "I'd always wanted to write a mystery," she says. Goudge conceived of ...

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  2. Raymond Chandler blue plaque unveiled in Upper NorwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Croydon Guardian

    Raymond Chandler is well known for his novels featuring private detective Phillip Marlowe and for being a pioneer of film noir. But it is less well known that he spent part of his early life living in Auckland Road, Upper Norwood .

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  3. Raymond Chandler gets famed blue plaque on his London homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Los Angeles Times

    For almost 150 years, the storied blue English Heritage plaques have been posted around the city of London marking the homes of its most famous and influential residents. On Tuesday, Raymond Chandler got one .

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  4. NYFF review: Paul Thomas Anderson's "Inherent Vice"Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | CBS News

    ... York City on Saturday, Anderson noted a reporter's question about whether the film version of the classic Raymond Chandler mystery "The Big Sleep" (so legendarily dense plot-wise that director Howard Hawks reportedly could not follow parts of it ...

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  5. Director Paul Thomas Anderson Uses Narration for 1st Time in 'Inherent Vice'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 5 | WSJ Media and Advertising

    ... as possible." One audience member asked Anderson if he had watched "The Big Sleep," a 1946 movie based on a Raymond Chandler novel, to prepare for "Inherent Vice." "You're right, I saw 'The Big Sleep' and it made me realize a I couldn't follow any ...

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  6. a Inherent Vicea an Oscar non-starterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 5 | New York Post

    Paul Thomas Anderson's sporadically funny stoner noir "Inherent Vice" is so unconcerned with coherence that it makes Howard Hawks' legendarily confusing "The Big Sleep" look like a model of narrative clarity. Even Robert Altman's Raymond Chandler adaptation, "The Long Goodbye," is probably earlier to follow.

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  7. Review: Inherent Vice: Paul Thomas Anderson's Druggy NightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 5 | TIME.com

    ... a possible cult." Pynchon threw all those elements into a private-eye pastiche that takes its cue from Raymond Chandler's Philip Marlowe, the cynical knight on a '40s crusade to cleanse the mean streets of Los Angeles. Like Marlowe, Doc (Joaquin ...

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  8. New York Film Fest: Will the Weighted Ballot Enable 'Inherent Vice' to Land a Best Pic Nom?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 5 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... to another example of the film-noir genre, The Big Sleep (1946), which was adapted from a convoluted Raymond Chandler novel; that, in one sense, is quite a compliment, but it's also a way of saying that the story is virtually impossible to make ...

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  9. Great DameRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 5 | North Coast Journal Weekly Politics

    As Raymond Chandler wrote, "She was worth a stare. She was trouble." Sure, Audrey and Marilyn were swell, but Lauren Bacall was one helluva broad.

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  10. New to Market: Raymond Chandler's Former Home in Brentwood Is Not Very Chandler-esque at AllRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | Curbed

    Though its aggressively cheery and bright color scheme makes it a bit difficult to envision, this Brentwood residence was once home to legendary writer of hardboiled detective novels and film noir screenplays Raymond Chandler . Built in 1927, the 2,150-square-foot Spanish has been "newly refined throughout," in the words of the listing, and features two bedrooms, two baths , a tiled fireplace, wainscoting, crown molding, maple and tile floors, French doors, "lush outdoor gardens filled with specimen trees," and a guesthouse designed by Lise Claiborne Mathews , "which includes heated concrete floors, Moroccan tiles, solar panels and state-of-the-art energy conservation."

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  11. Friday Night FlicksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Republican Journal

    ... up in the interplay between Bogart and. Bacall and never really seem to care. Howard Hawk's adaptation of Raymond Chandler's hardboiled detective novel is one of the classics of film noir. On Oct. 17, Bogart plays a fugitive and Bacall the woman who ...

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  12. Friday Night Flicks: best of BacallRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 30 | The Harbor Times Soup

    ... up in the interplay between Bogart and Bacall and never really seem to care. Howard Hawk's adaptation of Raymond Chandler's hard-boiled detective novel is one of the classics of film noir. On Oct. 17, Bogart plays a fugitive and Bacall the woman who ...

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  13. Paul Thomas Anderson Has Completely Changed the 'Inherent Vice' EndingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | /film

    ... his influences, including classic noirs like The Long Goodbye and The Big Sleep and detective writers like Raymond Chandler and Dashiell Hammet. But to mimic the humor of Pynchon's book, which is crammed full of jokes on every page, Anderson turned ...

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  14. Raymond Chandler haunt for sale in BrentwoodRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | Los Angeles Times

    A Brentwood property that was briefly home to novelist-screenwriter Raymond Chandler is on the market for $2.395 million. Built in 1927, the Spanish-style house is on a cul-de-sac and surrounded by lush gardens and mature trees.

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  15. Performance artist makes statement on banned booksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | Greenwich Citizen

    ... in Los Angeles. He is 47. He has typed books by some of the 20th century's greatest writers - Faulkner, Raymond Chandler, Tom Wolfe, including Wolfe's "The Right Stuff," all 456 pages. This week Youd will type Ray Bradbury's "Fahrenheit 451,"which ...

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  16. 'Perfidia', by James EllroyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Financial Times

    ... - remains a masterwork of American hard-boiled fiction. Its neon-noir atmospherics drew comparisons with Raymond Chandler and Jim Thompson. Perfidia , Ellroy's 14th novel, takes its title from the Glenn Miller jazz composition whose exuberant ...

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  17. Daily film recommendation: 'The Big Sleep'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... it isn't important that they don't make up a coherent whole. " The Big Sleep ", an adaptation of Raymond Chandler's novel directed by Howard Hawks, was the second film to pair Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall after their popular appearance in "To ...

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  18. A cultural essay: Going to War with a VengeanceRead the original story

    Sep 12, 2014 | War Is A Crime

    ... Mickey Spillane's popular Cold War era private detective who followed Dashiell Hammett's Sam Spade and Raymond Chandler's Philip Marlowe. They were real tough guys, but they were detectives. Mike Hammer is about vengeance, generally administrated on ...

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  19. 'The Big Lebowski' coming to SteelStacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | The Morning Call

    ... (John Goodman), a paranoid Vietnam vet who wastes no opportunity to express his deranged opinions. As with Raymond Chandler's "The Big Sleep," the plot is impossibly complicated. Forget about trying to figure out who did what to whom. Better to go ...

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  20. The Secret of Sinharat by Leigh BrackettRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2008 | SF Site

    ... In 1944, she published her first novel, No Good from a Corpse , a hard-boiled mystery in the style of Raymond Chandler, which caught the eye of Hollywood director Howard Hawks , led to her co-scripting The Big Sleep (1946) with William Faulkner . In ...

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