New Year Message and Updates

January 2, 2014 in Books, Housekeping, Periodicals by pewestlake

New Year’s Eve marked five years of life on Earth sans the creative genius and ebullient personality of Donald Edwin Westlake, etc, etc. I have not and will not make a practice of recognizing that date in publishing and personal
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Sortable Bibliography Sneak Peek

September 28, 2013 in Books, Housekeping, Periodicals by pewestlake

With 164 separate entries in the new master bibliography so far, we’re still only up to 1967. Ultimately, this table will become a comprehensive list of everything ever published under the name of Donald E. Westlake or one of his
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Short Stories and New Samples

September 28, 2013 in Books, Housekeping, Periodicals by pewestlake

The chronological trove of published novels and collections isn’t the only treasure in Don’s personal library. There are also several storage bins of periodicals containing Don’s published short stories, articles, essays and even a poem! This is a mountain of
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New eBooks, New Fans and New Pages

September 22, 2013 in Books, Housekeping by pewestlake

After a hiatus as I moved my family from Brooklyn to the Hudson Valley and witnessed the birth of my “way above average cute” daughter (according to a third party, honest!), I’m busily trying catch up on the latest DEW-related
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Book Pages Update

September 20, 2013 in Books, Housekeping by pewestlake

After a bit of a hiatus, the work on rebuilding Don’s bibliography continues. I’m building a spreadsheet that will become the sortable master list for every edition in Don’s personal library. Look for a sneak peek next week. In the
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Mini Update… Literally

July 19, 2013 in Housekeping, Personal by pewestlake

I apologize for the delay in approving comments over the past month or so but I have a good excuse. My wife and I welcomed our first child, Madelyn Elizabeth Westlake, into the world on June 24th. She is Don’s
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Big Update 9-19-12

September 19, 2012 in Books, Housekeping by pewestlake

The project of rebuilding the Westlake bibliography continues and there are still a few surprises to be found. Yet another pseudonym has been uncovered but it mostly belongs to another author, Laurence Janifer (aka Larry Mark Harris). The title in
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New Additions 8-19-12

August 19, 2012 in Books, Housekeping by pewestlake

The epic project of building a database and uploading images from every copy of every book in Don’s personal library has begun. The full collection containing one copy of every edition of every book in print, and in every language,
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Audio is Back!

August 4, 2012 in Books, Housekeping, Interviews by pewestlake

Along with the other back-end trouble I had with the old host, I lost the ability to embed audio files in a reliable way. Well, that’s all over now, thanks partly to the migration, improvements in the new WordPress update
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And We’re Back!

July 17, 2012 in Housekeping by pewestlake

At long last, the site has been migrated over to the new host and the back-end works again! I have full control of the website for the first time in months. Big, tremendous thanks to those who left messages or
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Tech Stuff

December 19, 2011 in Housekeping by pewestlake

Content Management Systems can be easy to work with. A simple blog is a no-brainer for blogger or wordpress. But the more complex the site, the more complex the issues CMS has to handle, the more quirky the system gets.
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Welcome!

November 7, 2011 in Housekeping by pewestlake

Welcome and thanks for visiting the official website of crime novelist and MWA Grand Master Donald E. Westlake, aka Richard Stark, aka Tucker Coe, aka Curt Clark, aka Samuel Holt, aka Timothy J. Culver, aka J. Morgan Cunningham, aka Judson
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