Thursday, July 16, 2015
Lynn Kostoff's Book Shelf
What books are currently on your nightstand?
William Styron, My Generation (collected non-fiction)
Kent Haruf, Eventide
Charlie Stella, Cheapskates (re-read)
Tim O'Brien, In the Lake of the Woods (re-read for teaching)
Patti Nase Abbott, Concrete Angel
Who is your all-time favorite novelist?
What book might we be surprised to find on your shelves?
Collected Poems of John Donne
Who is your favorite fictional character?
John Yossarian from Catch-22
What book do you return to?
Like a lot of crime novelists, I return again and again to The Friends of Eddie Coyle
Bio: On the way to becoming a crime novelist, I've worked as a truck farmer, gardener, janitor, hospital orderly, steel mill laborer, and professor. I'm the Writer-in-Residence at Francis Marion University and author of WORDS TO DIE FOR, LATE RAIN, THE LONG FALL, and A CHOICE OF NIGHTMARES.