Stuart Kaminsky recommends:
December 2006

Stuart Recommends:

The Ice Harvest (an overlooked, nearly perfect film noir)
A History of Violence
Match Point 
 All-time favorite mystery movies: 
The Third Man
Mildred Pierce
The List of Adrian Messenger
The Dark Corner
Ride the Pink Horse,
The Maltese Falcon
The Usual Suspects
Witness for the Prosecution
And Then There Were None
Scarlet Street
The Last of Sheila


Veronica Mars
Law & Order
THE LINCOLN LAWYER by Michael Connelly
Darker Than Night, The Night Spider, The Night Watcher, The Night Caller,
Fear the Night,  all by John Lutz, Kensington paperback originals.
    Great serial killer series set in New York City
Thirty-Three Teeth and The Coroner's Lunch (Soho Press) by Colin Cotterill,
    Remarkable dreamlike novels about the only coroner in Laos
The Devil's Own Rag Doll (St. Martin's) by Mitchell Bartoy.
    Set in Detroit in 1943,the protagonist is truly an original
Involuntary Witness (Bitter Lemon Press) by Gianrico Carofiglio, translated from
the Italian.
     Set in Southern Italy, written by an anti-Mafia judge, the central character is a shoddy lawyer who is slowly going mad as he manages to solve a murder.

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