Library of Congress

National Book Festival

Donald Westlake, the author of more than 60 novels under his own name and pseudonyms, including Richard Stark and Tucker Coe, has been honored with three Edgar awards from the Mystery Writers of America and a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 1997 Bouchercon convention. His most recent book, "Bad News" (Mysterious Press, 2001), features the character Dortmunder, back in his 10th adventure. Mr. Westlake lives in upstate New York.

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Donald Westlake