The favorite books of the talented and grossly underrated author, George Pelecanos, are detailed below (courtesy of TopTenBooks). Along with Richard Price, Dennis Lehane, and David Simon (authors examined in prior posts), Pelecanos authored numerous episodes of HBO’s cult-classic, The Wire, and, most recently, The Deuce, which examines the 1970’s porn industry in New York City. Click on the images below for more information.
We examined the literary influences of Cormac McCarthy in a prior post: The Books that Influenced Cormac McCarthy
We examined the favorite books of author Richard Price in a prior post: Richard Price – Favorite Books
If you are unfamiliar with the works of Pelecanos, we strongly recommend checking out the following novels: