Letters, Feb. 18, 1946

Craig Rice Shower


All of us in the mystery business thoroughly enjoyed your splurge on Craig Rice [TIME, Jan. 28]. However, I would like to point out to you one serious mistake. . . .

You state that Craig Rice never writes short stories for magazines and that no popular magazine would touch them if she did, because of the amount of liquor involved. In our March 1943 issue we ran a story by Craig Rice . . . which featured that hard-drinking little criminal lawyer, John J. Malone, whom readers of Craig Rice's...

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