Attica Locke

Attica Locke

Texan Attica Locke’s noir novel Black Water Rising was nominated for numerous awards and long-listed for the Orange Prize. The New York Times compared it to the work of Dennis Lehane. A successful screenwriter, Locke now lives in Los Angeles

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The best books on Texas, recommended by Attica Locke

The author of the acclaimed noir novels Black Water Rising and The Cutting Season, Attica Locke, tells us about stories of freed slaves, oil barons and gangsters on the run – books that capture the outlaw spirit of her home state.

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