Dick Adler, author and journalist was 74

Dick_Adler-toon.jpgDick Adler, who used to write the cheeky Page Two feature at the old Herald Examiner, and more recently a book reviewer and blogger, died on Nov. 11 according to a paid obituary in the L.A. Times. Adler co-authored "Public Justice, Private Mercy: A Governor's Education on Death Row," with former California Governor Edmund G. (Pat) Brown, and also wrote "Sleeping with Moscow," on the Richard Miller espionage case, and a mystery, "The Mozart Code." He reviewed crime fiction for the Chicago Tribune and for awhile blogged from Ventura County as The Knowledgeable Blogger and at Paperback Mysteries. Last year he began serializing a novel online at The Rap Sheet.

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