His series is the Kenzie/Gennaro series, but he is perhaps best known for having written the novels Mystic River and Shutter Island, which were made into motion pictures by Clint Eastwood and Martin Scorsese... I am very fond of Dennis Lehane as a writer and loved some of his earlier books. This particular book was tough going, too much detail and not Having not read anything by Dennis Lehane previously, I picked this as a start point at random, and I am so glad I did! It appears that this is actually a detour... Listen to Dennis Lehane Discuss The Given Day at the 2008 Book Expo America in Los Angeles Podcast (MP3, 7.2 MB).
This interview may not be... »Jeg går ikke ind for at censurere, og jeg synes ikke, man skal slette historien eller redigere efter nutidens værdier. Sangen var ikke ment racistisk, da den blev skrevet, men i dag er den bare upassende og burde ikke være en del af et tv-program om fællesskab, for den virker ekskluderende.« Dennis Lehane (1966 - vivente), scrittore statunitense.