Hardcore heroes

james_ellroyThe newest interview in the BBC World Book Club series: James Ellroy discussing American Tabloid, the first of three novels that chronicle the 1960s in America. Ellroy believes John F. Kennedy’s drive to kill Castro led to his own assassination. His heroes in Tabloid are three rogue American law enforcement officers. The book is the first in the Underworld USA Trilogy. The final novel, Blood’s a Rover, was released in September.