Here’s the rest of the shelf I showed last week. I repeat, I love these kind of books.
Starting on the left,
- A Reader’s Guide to the Private Eye Novel by Gary Warren Niebuhr, G.K. Hall & Co., 1993 – for fans of the P.I. novel, this is a must.
- By A Woman’s Hand, A Guide to Mystery Fiction by Women by Jean Swanson and Dean James, Berkeley Books 1994. Who says women’s mystery fiction wasn’t recognized until recently?
- by Marvin Lachman, G.K. Hall & Co. 1993
Now for some Raymond Chandler books:
- Raymond Chandler Speaking by Raymond Chandler, edited by Dorothy Gardiner, Houghton Mifflin Co. (c) 1962, this edition 1977. If you haven’t read this, drop everything and read it.
- The World of Raymond Chandler edited by Miriam Gross, A&W Publishers, 1977
- The Life of Raymond Chandler by Frank MacShane, Houghton Mifflin 1976 first edition, includes some material from
and the rest:
- “G” is for Grafton, the world of Kinsey Millhone by Natalie Kaufman and Carol McGuiness, H. Holt & Co. 1997
- Murder for Pleasure, the life and times of the detective story by Howard Haycraft, (c) 1941, this edition Mercury Publications 1974. This includes the famous list.
- Crimes of the Scene, A mystery novel guide for the international traveler. by Nina King & Robin Winks, St. Martins, 1997.