Category Archives: Pulp fiction

Pulp Friday: Wild Beat, a tribute to Australian pulp writer Carl Ruhen, 1937-2013

Most people think of pulp publishing as American. But for several decades in the second half of the last century, Australia had a significant pulp paperback industry that produced a large range of popular fiction. By the mid-to-late sixties, Horwitz, … Continue reading

Pulp Friday: Key of Corruption

“She wanted her man to be sophisticated and successful – but there was a price to pay.” Life is busy at the moment, but not so busy I don’t have time to post a little Pulp Friday offering for your … 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

My Summer appearances

Greetings all, just wanted to drop by the site for a quick update. One of the most popular articles on Pulp Curry so far has been ‘The death of a bookshop: a tribute to Melbourne’s Kill City Books’, which appeared … Continue reading

My year in books

Will I ever come to the end of a year without the feeling I haven’t read nearly as much as I should have? Unlike other years I’ve at least got a clear list in terms of my top five reads … Continue reading