Judith Flanders shares some moody background on Benjamin Black, the alter ego of John Banville. I think it might be a mistake to take it too literally, though, since the new Philip Marlowe story would be a Neo-Noir.
# Eve Bowen tells us about a large
compilation of material by the late Edward Gorey.
# Catch a short story by
I.B. Singer at the New Yorker.
# Dark and Stormy Night:
Wretched Writer Winners 2012.