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Lawrence Block is the author of the popular series' featuring Bernie Rhodenbarr, Matthew Scudder, and Chip Harrison. Over 2 million copies of Lawrence Block's books are in print. He has published articles and short fiction in American Heritage, Redbook, Playboy, GQ, and The New York Times, and has published several collections of short fiction in book form, most recently Collected Mystery Stories. Block is a Grand Master of Mystery Writers of America. He has won the Edgar and Shamus awards four times, the Japanese Maltese Falcon award twice, as well as the Nero Wolfe award. In France, he was proclaimed a Grand Maitre du Roman Noir and has been awarded the Societe 813 trophy twice. Block was presented with the key to the city of Muncie, Indiana, and is a past president of the Private Eye Writers of America and the Mystery Writers of America. (Bowker Author Biography) Lawrence Block is the author of the popular series featuring Bernie Rhodenbarr, Matthew Scudder, and Chip Harrison. Over 2 million copies of Lawrence Block's books are in print. Lawrence Block has won the Edgar Award three times, the Shamus Award four times, the Maltese Falcon Award twice, and was named Grandmaster by the Mystery Writers of America. (Publisher Provided)
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A Walk Among the Tombstones 781 copies, 34 reviews
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Such Men Are Dangerous 97 copies, 3 reviews
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Sinner Man 93 copies, 5 reviews
Ariel 91 copies, 4 reviews
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Not Comin' Home to You (some editions) 73 copies, 4 reviews
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Keller's Fedora 54 copies, 5 reviews
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Manhattan Noir 2: The Classics (Editor; Contributor) 45 copies, 4 reviews
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Eight Million Ways to Die [Graphic Novel] (Author) 17 copies, 1 review
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Threesome 15 copies, 3 reviews
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A Bad Night for Burglars 14 copies, 2 reviews
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Keller on the Spot 13 copies, 2 reviews
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A Candle for the Bag Lady 10 copies, 1 review
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Generally Speaking 8 copies, 1 review
Candy 8 copies, 1 review
21 Gay Street 8 copies, 1 review
As Dark As Christmas Gets 7 copies, 1 review
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Passport to Peril 7 copies, 1 review
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A Week as Andrea Benstock 6 copies, 1 review
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Death Wish and Other Stories 6 copies, 1 review
Strange Embrace 6 copies, 1 review
Of Shame And Joy 6 copies, 2 reviews
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