Memorable Quotes: Hey Dude fascist arena

Here is another quote from Scott Turow’s legal/crime thriller Presumed Innocent that sticks in my brain (see quote 1 here). Turow’s Kindle County location is a stand-in for the Chicago area, long associated with… er… self-interested government officials, shall we say, along the lines of the old Tammany Hall political machine in the late decades Read More …

Memorable Quotes: Killers’ eyes do not grow colder

Scott Turow’s first published novel, Presumed Innocent, spawned a very good film. It keeps the tension and much of the introspective character of the novel, and while the whodunnit reveal is perhaps less of a surprise than it is in the novel, where it comes at a remove from the courtroom events, it’s both gentler Read More …