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Quinn on Books: Hardboiled Detective Mystery | Review of A Man Named Doll by Jonathan Ames

Jonathan Ames, author of several books (including You Were Never Really Here, adapted into a film starring Joaquin Phoenix), creator of two television series (Blunt Talk and Bored to Death), and sometimes boxer (fighting as “The Herring Wonder”), continues building an eclectic body of passion projects with his latest work, A Man Named Doll. This novel focuses on the improbably named Happy Doll, a fifty-something, down-on-his-luck, L.A. private eye.
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Morning Bites: Jon McGregor, Elissa Washuta’s Playlist, Jonathan Ames, Megha Majumdar Interviewed, and More

The Guardian talked with Jon McGregor about his new novel. The Brooklyn Book Bodega is currently seeking volunteers. Asymptote delved into Noémi Lefebvre’s Poetics of Work. Elissa Washuta created a White Magic playlist at Largehearted Boy. At InsideHook, Jason Diamond interviewed Jonathan Ames. Words Without Borders explored some notable April...
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Jonathan Ames Has Gone Noir, And He’s Not Turning Back

There are two parts to the career of Jonathan Ames. Actually, no. There are like 10 parts. He’s been a journalist, essayist, actor (including a dalliance with full-frontal nudity), amateur boxer and a few things I’m probably leaving out. He’s also written a handful of novels. But when I talk...
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