Remembering American Mercury Writer James M. Cain

JAMES MALLAHAN CAIN died 33 years ago today. Cain (July 1, 1892 — October 27, 1977) was a celebrated American author and journalist. Although Cain himself vehemently opposed labeling, he is usually associated with the hardboiled school of American crime fiction and seen as one of the creators of the roman noir. Several of his crime novels inspired highly successful Continue Reading →