Joe R. Lansdale is the author of more than thirty novels, including the Edgar Award-winning Hap and Leonard mystery series (Mucho Mojo, Two Bear Mambo) and the New York Times Notable Book The Bottoms. More than two hundred of his stories have appeared in such outlets as Tales from the Crypt and Pulphouse, and his work has been adapted for The Twilight Zone and Masters of Horror. His work has been collected in eighteen short story collections, and he has edited or coedited over a dozen anthologies.
"A fresh discovery, three decades in the making!"
--New York Times
"Very Texan, very American, very funny--and a stone brilliant
--James Sallis, author of Drive
"Reading Joe R. Lansdale is like listening to a favorite uncle
who just happens to be a fabulous storyteller."
"Lansdale is one of those very rare authors who can have his
readers howling with laughter during one sentence while bringing
tear to their eyes with the next."
"Like gold standard writers Elmore Leonard and the late Donald
Westlake, Joe R. Lansdale is one of the more versatile writers in
--Los Angeles Times