Articles from Megan Abbott

photograph by Greg Williams, actress Carla Gugino

Read Megan's essay in Salon on female desire and noir.

Read Megan's article "Friday Night Lights: An Appreciation of The Cheerleader.

Read Megan's review of A Curious Man for the Los Angeles Review of Books.

Read Megan's New York Times feature on the cheerleader in popular culture.

Read Megan's discussion of James Sallis's Driven with noir editor Boris Drayluk in the Los Angeles Review of Books.

Read Megan's interview with legendary crime writer Elmore Leonard.

Read Megan's piece on the All-American Girl here.

Read Megan's New York Times article on Pleasant Avenue here.

Megan's review of Tom Perrotta's The Leftovers in the Los Angeles Review of Books.

Megan's essay in Salon on Tatum O'Neal and the Plight of Celebrity Daughters

Read Megan's article on crime fiction's complicated new heroines in the Los Angeles Times Magazine

Read "See You in the Darkness," Megan's essay on the Mulholland Books blog

Read Megan's essay on Los Angeles noir and interview with actress Carla Gugino in the Los Angeles Times Magazine

Read Megan's interview with Robert Crais in the LA Times Magazine

Read Megan's take on the classic movie, Clash By Night and Private Hell 36 on Noir of the Week

Watch the DVD release of noir classic Road House with Ida Lupino and Richard Widmark. The special DVD package includes interviews with Megan Abbott, Eddie Muller, Foster Hirsch and more.

Listen to Megan Abbott join Shannon Clute and Richard Edwards in discussing the film noir classic In a Lonely Place on a special final episode of the esteemed Out of the Past podcast series.

Crime Fiction Online

Crime Fiction/Film Resources on the Web

Links of Interest

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Visit Megan's new blog with the magnificent Sara Gran (author of Come Closer, Dope and the upcoming Clare DeWitt and the City of the Dead).

Independent Mystery Booksellers Association
IndieBound: Independent Booksellers Around the Country

Beloved Blogs

Bill Crider's Pop Culture Magazine


BSC Review

Film Noir of the Week

Hardboiled Wonderland

Jen's Book Thoughts

Laura Lippman

Mulholland Books


The Place Where Jack Pendarvis Has a "Blog"

Pocketful of Ginch

Pulp Serenade

The Rap Sheet

Sunset Gun

Woody Haut

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