Lawrence Block
1938-
Pseudonym: Paul Kavanagh
 

Lawrence Block was born in Buffalo, New York. He was educated at Antioch College, Yellow Springs, Ohio. In 1960 he married Loretta Ann Kallett. They divorced in 1973. In 1983 he married Lynne Wood. He has written more than forty novels which have won him almost every major mystery award. In 2004, he received the Cartier Diamond Dagger for a lifetime achievement in crime writing. He also writes under the pseudonym 'Paul Kavanagh'. He is the creator of:
1. 'Chip Harrison', an assistent to a private eye.
2. 'Keller', a hitman.
3. 'Bernie Rhodenbarr', a bookstore owner and thief.
4. 'Matt Scudder', a private investigator.
5. 'Evan Tanner', a spy who can't sleep.
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Titles and year of publication:
 
'Chip Harrison' Novels
 1) No Score  1970
 2) Chip Harrison Scores Again  1971
 3) Make Out with Murder  1974
 4) The Topless Tulip Caper  1975
'Keller' Novels
 1) Hit Man  1998
 2) Hit List  2000
 3) Hit Parade  2006
 4) Hit and Run  2008
 5) Hit Me  2013
 6) Keller's Fedora (novella)  2017
'Bernie Rhodenbarr' Novels
 1) Burglars Can't Be Choosers  1977
 2) The Burglar in the Closet  1978
 3) The Burglar Who Liked to Quote Kipling (Nero Wolfe Award)  1979
 4) The Burglar Who Studied Spinoza  1981
 5) The Burglar Who Painted Like Mondrian  1983
 6) The Burglar Who Traded Ted Williams  1994
 7) The Burglar Who Thought He Was Bogart  1995
 8) The Burglar in the Library  1997
 9) The Burglar in the Rye  1999
10) The Burglar on the Prowl  2004
11) The Burglar Who Counted the Spoons  2013
'Matt Scudder' Novels
 1) The Sins of the Fathers  1976
 2) Time to Murder and Create  1976
 3) In the Midst of Death  1976
 4) A Stab in the Dark  1978
 5) Eight Million Ways to Die (Shamus Award)  1982
 6) When the Sacred Ginmill Closes  1986
 7) Out on the Cutting Edge  1989
 8) A Ticket to the Boneyard  1990
 9) A Dance at the Slaughterhouse (Edgar Award)  1991
10) A Walk Among the Tombstones  1992
11) The Devil Knows You're Dead (Shamus Award)  1993
12) A Long Line of Dead Men  1994
13) Even the Wicked  1997
14) Everybody Dies  1998
15) Hope to Die  2001
16) All the Flowers Are Dying  2005
17) A Drop of the Hard Stuff  2011
18) The Night and The Music (short stories)  2011
'Evan Tanner' Novels
 1) The Thief Who Couldn't Sleep  1966
 2) The Cancelled Czech  1966
 3) Tanner's Twelve Swingers  1967
 4) Two for Tanner (Also published as: The Scoreless Thai)  1967
 5) Tanner's Tiger  1968
 6) Here Comes a Hero  1968
 7) Me Tanner, You Jane  1970
 8) Tanner on Ice  1998
Other Novels
 1) Death Pulls a Double Cross  1961
 2) Mona (Also published as: Sweet Slow Death; and as: Grifter's Game)  1961
 3) The Case of the Pornographic Photos  1965
 4) The Specialist  1969
 5) Sometimes They Bite (short stories)  1983
 6) Like a Lamb to the Slaughter (short stories)  1984
 7) Some Days You Get the Bear (short stories)  1993
 8) The Girl with the Long Green Heart  1994
 9) After the First Death  1994
10) Deadly Honeymoon  1995
11) Ariel  1996
12) You Could Call It Murder  1996
13) The Collected Mystery Stories (short stories)  1999
14) Enough Rope (short stories)  2002
15) Cinderella Sims  2003
16) Small Town  2003
17) Lucky at Cards  2007
18) One Night Stands and Lost Weekends (short stories)  2008
19) A Diet of Treacle  2008
20) Killing Castro  2009
21) Catch and Release (short stories)  2013
22) Borderline  2014
23) The Girl With the Deep Blue Eyes  2015
24) Sinner Man  2016
As 'Paul Kavanagh'
 1) Such Men Are Dangerous  1969
 2) The Triumph of Evil  1971
 3) Not Comin' to You  1974

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