Richard Price (born October 12, 1949) is an American novelist and screenwriter, known for the books The Wanderers (1974), Clockers (1992) and Lush Life (2008). Price’s novels explore late-20th century urban America in a gritty, realistic manner that has brought him considerable literary acclaim. Several of his novels are set in a fictional northern New Jersey city called Dempsy.
Autobiography for Quais du Polar
When I do choose to write about urban crime; cops, street people etc; its because I know how to make these particular bipeds crackle. I don’t know how to make doctors and engineers crackle.
Noir novel: The Friends of Eddie Coyle, Georges V. Higgins.
: It’s a tie between Double Identity and The Usual Suspects.
Noir writer: James Cain.