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  1. Los Angeles: Downtown is looking up againRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 13 | The Independent

    ... Chaplin filmed here; about the grimy, crime-ridden side of Downtown, which captured the imaginations of Raymond Chandler and James M Cain; and about its decline and virtual abandonment in the Sixties and Seventies. "I had a loft space around the ...

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  2. Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego to Open New Tim Youd Exhibition on 5/17Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 8 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Artist Tim Youd , as part of his ongoing critically acclaimed undertaking to retype 100 classic novels, will be retyping all seven of Raymond Chandler's Philip Marlowe novels.

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  3. DoD to look at consolidating commissaries, exchangesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 31 | 13WMAZ.com

    ... brands in commissaries has been cited recently by senior enlisted advisers Sergeant Major of the Army Raymond Chandler and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (AW/NAC) Mike Stevens as a potential way to make commissaries more efficient. Those two ...

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  4. DoD to look at consolidating commissaries, exchangesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 28 | Marine Corps Times

    ... brands in commissaries has been cited recently by senior enlisted advisers Sergeant Major of the Army Raymond Chandler and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (AW/NAC) Mike Stevens as a potential way to make commissaries more efficient. Those two ...

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  5. Watching the detective: how John Banville perfected the Raymond Chandler sequelRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 28 | New Statesman

    "I do not know what the loftiest level of literary achievement is," wrote Raymond Chandler.

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  6. John Banville, writing as Benjamin Black, is a bit off-key channeling ...Read the original story

    Wednesday Mar 26 | Cleveland.com

    ... although its hero is a private eye named Philip Marlowe living in a Los Angeles of the last century. Raymond Chandler wrote the Philip Marlowe mysteries. His creations, though few, are singular despite their place in a conventional genre. They stand ...

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  7. Philip Marlowe is back on the mean streets of LA: Private eye by icon ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2014 | The Independent

    ... your mail box. Philip Marlowe is back on the mean streets of LA: Private eye by icon of American Literature Raymond Chandler resurrected in new novel The detective has been revived by crime writer Benjamin Black, aka John Banville in 'The Black-Eyed ...

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  8. 'Black-Eyed Blonde' is more gray than noirRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2014 | Myrtle Beach Online

    Raymond Chandler is among our most stylized writers, an innovator of what we might call high noir, with its cut-glass imagery, its cynical world-weariness .

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  9. John Banville, giving an Irish lilt to Ray Chandlera s L.A.Read the original story

    Mar 10, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... rid of the first but wants the second one back. except that Marlowe's creator, legendary L.A. novelist Raymond Chandler, took the Big Sleep express more than half a century back. Enter Irish writer John Banville, the Man Booker Prize -winning ...

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  10. Chandler's second career was the one that stuckRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    The biography of Raymond Chandler, progenitor of the hard-boiled detective story, reveals a well-educated and cosmopolitan man.

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  11. PW Picks: Books of the Week, March 10, 2014Read the original story

    Mar 7, 2014 | Publishers' Weekly

    ... fiction) isn't the first to tackle the daunting challenge of recreating the distinctive narrative voice of Raymond Chandler's world-weary, mean streetswalking L.A. private eye, Philip Marlowe. Despite Robert B. Parker's lengthy experience in the PI ...

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  12. Even In New Hands, Detective Philip Marlowe Rings TrueRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2014 | WNYC-AM New York

    My wife and I recently moved to Los Angeles. To prepare, I reread a handful of the Philip Marlowe novels by the great Raymond Chandler, from The Big Sleep to The Little Sister .

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  13. My Imaginary Literary FriendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2014 | TheDailyBeast.com

    ... Christie and her ilk, that is writers who make the puzzle paramount, are in the minority. You don't read Raymond Chandler because you want to know who killed the Sternwood's chauffeur in The Big Sleep (Chandler certainly couldn't say when asked). ...

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  14. Raymond Chandler: a brief biographyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    The biography of Raymond Chandler, progenitor of the hard-boiled detective story, reveals a well-educated and cosmopolitan man.

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  15. Turns Out the Long Goodbye Wasn't All That Long: Raymond...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2014 | The New York Observer

    Raymond Chandler had ambitions for the detective novel. "Fiction in any form has always intended to be realistic," he wrote in 1940 in "The Simple Art of Murder," and Chandler, who died in 1959, thought his genre stood as good a chance as any of getting reality right.

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  16. Wallace StegnerRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2014 | NewMexiKen

    ... "Sometimes a Great Notion," by Ken Kesey 4. "The Call of the Wild," by Jack London 5. "The Big Sleep," by Raymond Chandler 6. "Animal Dreams," by Barbara Kingsolver 7. "Death Comes for the Archbishop," by Willa Cather 8. "The Day of the Locust," by ...

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  17. The Big Sleep - Mirror Book Club Book of the weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2014 | Mirror.co.uk

    This week Mirror Book Club members have been getting to grips with the screwy slang and shady saps of Raymond Chandler's classic crime novel The Big Sleep.

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  18. Raymond Chandler's arresting new formula for crime fictionRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2014 | Free Republic

    Seventy-five years ago this week a revolution in crime-writing began when Knopf published The Big Sleep, Raymond Chandler's first novel.

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  19. John Banville has written Chandler style novelRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2014 | RTE.ie

    Irish author John Banville has written a novel in the style of Raymond Chandler starring his most famous detective Philip Marlowe.

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  20. Flannery on Raymond ChandlerRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2014 | The Claremont Institute

    ... changeless ways made work for a fictional private detective in the City of Angels - Philip Marlowe, hero of Raymond Chandler's novels, in whose pages one finds Marlowe conducting his irregular search for truth and justice while the city puts the ...

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