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THE CRIME SCENE: “Rural Noir in Crime Fiction,” with Steve Weddle, Greg Barth, and Shawn A. Cosby

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This month, THE CRIME SCENE talks “Rural Noir” with authors S.A. Cosby (Brotherhood of the Blade, THUGLIT #10, #14, and #23) and Greg Barth (Selena, Diesel Therapy, Suicide Lounge).

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We talk about things we love, things we hate, and black snakes. We talk about Shawn’s trips to the outhouse. Of course, meth gets mentioned somewhere. We namedrop Jed Ayres for the tenth consecutive episode. Also mentioned are Bonnie Jo Campbell’s American Salvage, Marietta Miles (Route 12), and Nicky Turner. Jamie Mason (Monday’s Lie) and Katie Estill (Dahlia’s Gone, if you can find it), and the TV shows Fargo and Justified. 

 

The Latest from Carrboro Book Beat

The Wet Nurse’s TaleThe Wet Nurse’s Tale by Erica Eisdorfer (broadcast 9-13-2010) The author has written a tale that draws you into the life of Susan Rose, a bawdy professional wet nurse in  Victorian England.  The telling brings to mind the vibrancy and vigor of The Canterbury Tales.  Susan is always a survivor, never a victim as she deals with what was  a woman’s place in that era with infectious vigor and humor.   Find out more at http://www.thewetnursestale.com/