Nico Vreeland

Nico Vreeland is a freelance writer and book reviewer. He lives in Boston.

By Nico Vreeland:


A Dangling Metaphor

The Kentucky Club, a storied, once-elegant bar whose historic guests include Frank Sinatra and Marilyn Monroe, sits on Avenida Juarez, four blocks from the U.S. border in Mexico’s most infamous city. The bar appears in every one of the short … Read More

Books, Reviews

The Devil in East Texas

Devil Red was my rookie tour with Joe Lansdale’s odd couple Hap & Leonard—a working-class white guy and a gay black man working as private investigators in East Texas—and it took a while to get my feet under me. The … Read More