der große und weiterhin unschlagbare grand ole man (87) der US-Literatur. Hier mit einem in jeder Hinsicht großartigen, weitreichenden neuen Interview auf crimereads.com („Burke uses the genre of crime like Miles Davis used the trumpet. It is an instrument for artistic exploration, not a limitation.“)

James Lee Burke: Well, I’m worried for us, because we will not accept the origin of our problem. In the 1840s, there was a group of people who hated immigrants – the Know Nothings, the Nativists. That’s where we are today. That’s who we are dealing with. And their leader, Donald Trump, is a psychopath.

James Lee Burke on Hemingway, Orwell, and a New Chapter in the American Battle Against Fascism