Miles Corwin

Miles Corwin, a former crime reporter for the Los Angeles Times, is the author of three bestselling nonfiction books: The Killing Season (1998); And Still We Rise (2001), the winner of the PEN West award for nonfiction and a Los Angeles Times Best Book of the Year; and Homicide Special (2004). His first novel is Kind of Blue (2010). He lives in Altadena with his family and teaches at the University of California, Irvine.


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Tall Redhead Syndrome

THE MEMOIR WAS ONCE a venerable literary genre — more compelling and immediate than biography, more inclusive than the novel. There was ...

Tall Redhead Syndrome
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