Jim Fusilli is the author of five novels including Hard, Hard City, which was named Best Novel of 2004 by Mystery Ink magazine. In 2008, his first novel for young adults, Marley Z and the Bloodstained Violin, was published by Dutton.
In 2007, he was editor of, and contributed a chapter to, The Chopin Manuscript, Audible’s best-selling “serial thriller,” which was named Audiobook of the Year by the Audio Publishers Association. He edited and contributed a chapter to its sequel, The Copper Bracelet.
His short story, Chellini’s Solution, appeared in the 2007 edition of The Best American Mystery Stories, and his story The Guardian was selected for A Prisoner of Memory, a 2008 anthology of the year’s finest mystery short fiction.
Jim also is the rock and pop critic of The Wall Street Journal. Pet Sounds, his book on Brian Wilson and the Beach Boys' album “Pet Sounds,” was published in 2006 by Continuum and in 2009 by Audible. In 2005, he served as Visiting Professor, Creative Writing, at the State University of New York, Binghamton.
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