Unpublished Interview With Writer Derek Raymond

Interview with Robin Cook aka Derek Raymond [link fixed]

A transcription of an unpublished interview! My god!

You couldnt write the books I write unless you have been violently tempted to kill someone. Which I most certainly have in the past. I say that in the hidden files.

The Hidden Files is his autobiography. It’s not in print and now very expensive to get a copy. I was lucky to snag one for, I think, less than $US20 locally at The Strand bookstore in NYC. All that talk about The Long Tail and this not being available as an eBook is shocking and tantamount to a cultural crime.

Additional:

Derek Raymond tribute site

Previously here and at my other blogs:

Writer Derek Raymond Offers Hope To All Of Us
Transcript: Writer Derek Raymond Rare TV Interview
Writer Derek Raymond: Rare Videos!
Writer Derek Raymond: New Images
Melville House Finally Does Derek Raymond
Melville House: A Publisher’s Epic Failure
Writer Derek Raymond 80th Birth Anniversary
Gorgeous Cover For Derek Raymond
I Must Read Writer Cathi Unsworth
Derek Raymond: Read ALL Of His Work
The Immortal Writer Derek Raymond
Derek Raymond Still Lives
Derek Raymond Is Your Year-End Reading
God Bless Writer Derek Raymond
Writer Derek Raymond Tribute
Writer Derek Raymond
Derek Raymond: He Makes All Others Look Like Shit

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2 responses to “Unpublished Interview With Writer Derek Raymond

  1. avidmysteryfan

    Was curious to know if you did a post on this gem. Recheck that link tho. The unpublished interview was great/insightful and that line you highlighted stood out for me too. As you know I would love to get my hands on The Hidden Files. Wikipedia shares some quotes from the book and his definition of the “black novel.” I’ll have to be content with that for the moment. Hopefully someone will digitize it for the rest of us who discovered him late.

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