James Ellroy on his latest novella.

By Tom LutzNovember 21, 2012

James Ellroy on his latest novella.

(photo: Marion Ettlinger)

Tom Lutz talks to James Ellroy in Victor's Deli, about his career, his persona, and his new Byliner e-pub, Shakedown, a novella featuring Fred Otash, real life vice cop, private eye, scandal monger, and shakedown artist, and a character in Ellroy's American Tabloid, Blood's a Rover, The Cold Six Thousand, and L.A. Confidential.

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Tom Lutz is the editor-in-chief of the Los Angeles Review of Books. His latest book is Born Slippy: A Novel.

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