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James Sallis

James Sallis has published eighteen novels, including Drive , which was made into a now-iconic film, and the six-volume Lew Griffin series. He is a recipient of the Hammett Prize for literary excellence in crime fiction, the Grand Prix de Litt�rature Polici�re, the Deutsche Krimi Preis, and the Brigada 21 in Spain, as well as Bouchercon's Lifetime Achievement Award. His biography of Chester Himes was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year.