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