Category Archives: Fawcett Gold Medal Books

My top fiction and non-fiction reads of 2014

Time for me to present Pulp Curry readers with the list of my best reads for 2014. As is customary, I will start off by admitting, yet again, I feel I have not read nearly as much as I should have. … Continue reading

Pulp Friday: Shake Him Till He Rattles

Drifting between a very cool girl and a very warm one… A funky nighttime love story, so vivid you can taste it, hear it, feel it… Today’s Pulp Friday is a story of sexual jealously, drug use, lost opportunities and jazz, … Continue reading

Pulp Friday: Night Squad by David Goodis

“They gave him back his badge – and sent him down into the brutal throbbing heart of the slums.” The first Pulp Friday for 2014 needs no introduction, Night Squad by the legendary US noir writer, David Goodis. The cover … Continue reading

Pulp Friday: On The Yard

On The Yard by Malcolm Braly picks up on two themes I’ve examined in recent Pulp Friday posts. The first is prison pulp, in this instance, written by someone who actually did time. A lot. The second is the blurred … Continue reading

Pulp Friday: more adventures behind the bamboo screen

One of the most successful pulp fiction related posts to date on this site was a selection of Asian themed pulp fiction paperback covers I put up in 2011, Behind the bamboo screen: Asian pulp covers of the sixties and … Continue reading