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James W. Hall, Florida author, on books, prose and suspense

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On Sunday, June 16 at 7 p.m. Eastern, Paul Levine will interview the multi-talented thriller writer and professor James W. Hall.

Jim Hall is the author of four books of poetry, two collections of short stories, a collection of essays, and eighteen novels, including Under Cover of Daylight, Dead Last and the upcoming Going Dark.  His recent non-fiction work, Hit Lit, is an examination of the dozen most successful bestsellers of the 20 Century and the common features they share.

Several of the novels have been optioned for film and Hall has written screenplays for two of those projects. He was a Fulbright professor of literature in Spain and was a professor of literature and writing for forty years.  Hall has won both the Edgar Award and the Shamus. 


The author of 17 novels, Paul Levine won the John D. MacDonald fiction award and was nominated for the Edgar, Macavity, International Thriller, and James Thurber prizes. A former trial lawyer, he also wrote more than 20 episodes of the CBS military drama "JAG" and co-created the Supreme Court drama "First Monday" starring James Garner and Joe Mantegna. His most recent novel is "Last Chance Lassiter." More info at