Philip St. Ives

Created by Oliver Bleeck Pseudonym of Ross Thomas (1926-95) The very urbane PHILIP ST. IVES isn't your average private eye. Sure, he had the traditional P.I. virtues of brain and brawn, but there's no rundown office, no bottle of rotgut in the desk drawer waiting for him at the end of a hard day slogging … Continue reading Philip St. Ives

Authors Say the Darnedest Things

"They're fancy talkers about themselves, writers. If I had to give young writers advice, I would say don't listen to writers talk about writing or themselves." -- Lillian Hellman "All writers are vain, selfish and lazy, and at the very bottom of their motives lies a mystery. Writing a book is a long, exhausting struggle, … Continue reading Authors Say the Darnedest Things