[books] 50 Crime Writers To Read Before You Die‘We wanted to compile a list of writers we had, jointly and severally, loved. We wanted to include writers like Dashiell Hammett, who brought something new and exciting to the genre; like Elmore Leonard, who turns an old trick in it with incomparable style; and like Poe, who invented it. We did not, except incidentally, take into account popularity.’ [via Metafilter]

List of 50 Crime Writers to Read Before You Die

This entry was posted on Saturday, March 1st, 2008 at 12:47 pm and is filed under Books, Lists.

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Some list. I need to get busy reading.

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