Books to Die for

Books to Die for

The World's Greatest Mystery Writers on the World's Greatest Mystery Novels

Book - 2012
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Simon and Schuster
The world’s most beloved mystery writers celebrate their favorite mystery novels in this gorgeously wrought collection, featuring essays by Michael Connelly, Kathy Reichs, Ian Rankin, and more.

In the most ambitious anthology of its kind, the world’s leading mystery writers come together to champion the greatest mystery novels ever written. In a series of personal essays that reveal as much about the authors and their own work as they do about the books that they love, over a hundred authors from twenty countries have created a guide that will be indispensable for generations of readers and writers. From Agatha Christie to Lee Child, from Edgar Allan Poe to P. D. James, from Sherlock Holmes to Hannibal Lecter and Philip Marlowe to Lord Peter Wimsey, Books to Die For brings together the best of the mystery world for a feast of reading pleasure, a treasure trove for those new to the genre and for those who believe that there is nothing new left to discover. This is the one essential book for every reader who has ever finished a mystery novel and thought…I want more!

Publisher: New York : Emily Bestler Books/Atria, 2012
Edition: 1st Emily Bestler BooksAtria Books hardcover ed
Description: xxii, 537 p. ; 24 cm
ISBN: 9781476710365
1476710368
9781451696578
1451696574
Branch Call Number: 809.3872 Boo
Additional Contributors: Burke, Declan
Connolly, John 1968-

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