We did a bunch of year-end lists at Crime Reads (I particularly did the psychological thrillers) but I thought maybe I’d do a more inclusive year-end list, which reflects what I actually read, These are in no particular order, though I’d make a special plea for Snyder’s book, which I don’t feel like it got the publicity it deserves:
For a Sontag geek like me this was pure pleasure (at Lit Hub).
I am unduly proud of this.
I wrote about my special relationship to Gatsby and its noir undertones at CrimeReads.
Full text finally available on the Believer website: I wrote about my former professor, Richard Poirer, for The Believer.