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Nic Pizzolatto
Nic Pizzolatto's fiction has appeared in The Atlantic, The Oxford American, The Missouri Review, The Iowa Review, Best American Mystery Stories and several other publications. His work has been a finalist for the National Magazine Award, and his story collection Between Here and the Yellow Sea... show more

Nic Pizzolatto's fiction has appeared in The Atlantic, The Oxford American, The Missouri Review, The Iowa Review, Best American Mystery Stories and several other publications. His work has been a finalist for the National Magazine Award, and his story collection Between Here and the Yellow Sea was named by Poets & Writer's Magazine as one of the top five fiction debuts of the year. His first novel, Galveston, was a finalist for the Barnes and Noble 2010 Discover Award and the Edgar Award for best first novel; it won the Spur Award, and received the Prix de Premier Roman L'Etranger for best first novel (foreign) from the French Academy. He has taught at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, The University of Chicago, and DePauw University. In 2012 he created a new series for HBO titled 'True Detective', the first season of which will air in January of 2014, with Pizzolatto as sole writer, executive producer, and showrunner.www.nicpizzolatto.com
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MUNDO NO ESCRITO
MUNDO NO ESCRITO rated it 6 years ago
Este libro no solo me atrapó sino que me emocionó muchisimo al final. Sin duda Pizzolatto es mucho mas que "el creador de True Detective", es un escritor con todas las letras y todos los recursos narrativos para atrapar y enamorar al lector. Es una novela cruda y humana. Un libro hermoso.
Ned Hayes Writing
Ned Hayes Writing rated it 7 years ago
BOOK REVIEW: Great roman Noir by Nic Pizzolatto, creator of "True Detective". If you like books like Dennis Lehan's Mystic River and other non-redemptive noir novels like the classic of the genre Nightmare Alley you'll really enjoy this.Solidly written, thoughtful exploration of an anti-hero who t...
brandonsears
brandonsears rated it 7 years ago
"I knew the past wasn’t real. It was only an idea, and the thing I’d wanted to touch, to brush against, the feeling I couldn’t name—it just didn’t exist. It was only an idea, too."Roy Cady is diagnosed with a terminal illness and if that ain’t bad enough, his boss wants to put him in the ground as s...
Shelf Indulgence
Shelf Indulgence rated it 7 years ago
Like most everyone else who saw the TV show, I decided to read Galveston after enjoying HBO's "True Detective." I didn't need to know much more about it other than the fact that it was the same author, and that the novel got some good recognition even before the show was such a hit. I figured it wou...
TezMillerOz
TezMillerOz rated it 7 years ago
The hero refers to specific women (his ex, and his new acquaintance) as "sluts", so he's more of an anti-hero - not as bad as "the bad guys". But he is violent to people, and kills them if it suits his purpose. Eighteen-year-old Rocky may legally be an adult, but she is still a teenager, and older g...
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