A noted scholar had something unfortunate to say about crime writers, and several crime writers — including BTDF editor Declan Burke and a few of BTDF's beloved contributors — had something to say in return.
US readers — BOOKS TO DIE FOR is on sale in trade paperback today! Everyone you know needs a copy. Trust us on this. http://www.simonandschuster.biz/…/John-Connol…/9781476710365
Thanks to BOLO Books for this shout-out about the US trade paperback edition of BOOKS TO DIE FOR, on sale tomorrow!
Very pleased to see BOOKS TO DIE FOR cited as a source in Sarah Weinman's Library of America collections, WOMEN CRIME WRITERS OF THE 1940s and WOMEN CRIME WRITERS OF THE 1950s. The collection includes IN A LONELY PLACE by Dorothy B. Hughes, chosen by Megan Abbott Books as "her book to die for." Thanks!
"One thing that I can guarantee about reading this book is that your own reading lists will expand." It's great to see people still discovering BOOKS TO DIE FOR. [CL]
The Crime Warp blog is celebrating its second birthday by giving away a copy of BOOKS TO DIE FOR - all are welcome to enter! [CL]
The Guardian says nice things about the paperback edition of BOOKS TO DIE FOR: "a fascinating glimpse of the way styles and influences can echo through generations and across cultures." [CL]
In today's Irish Times, the introduction to (and explanation of) BOOKS TO DIE FOR. [CL]
How will the next generation discover the classic mystery novels of earlier generations? The Bookwitch suggests that BOOKS TO DIE FOR, in UK stores again today, will help. [CL]
BOOKS TO DIE FOR returns to the UK tomorrow in trade paperback and e-book formats. The Crime Fiction Lover blog takes another look at the project here. [CL]
In bookstores next week in the UK and Ireland: a trade paperback edition of BOOKS TO DIE FOR. In plenty of time for holiday shopping! [CL]