LISTEN to John's interview with fellow noir writer Donald Westlake.*
When we asked John about other noir writers he admired, hard-boiled Donald Westlake was at the top of his list. John got a chance to meet Westlake with the tape rolling. They talk about writing, lying and Westlake's most recent book, "The Hook."
*This early AFTR piece was produced by Alice Winkler, AFTR co-creator and muse, and aired on Chicago's WBEZ in January 2000.
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