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Washington, DC A window display at C&S Bookstore in Forest Park, Illinois, set the stage for the Big Read panel discussion by local writers on Poe's influence on the mystery genre. Photo courtesy of Oak Park Public Library Based in Lisle, Illinois, writer Luisa Buehler pens a mystery series...
Washington, DC "Card catalog" by Molly Ali from Flickr (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mollyali/ / CC BY-NC 2.0) A regular feature of this blog is querying Big Read authors ---both those whose work is part of The Big Read library and those who have participated in various Big Read events across the...
"Dashiell Hammett" by John Sherffius. Visit The Big Read website to learn more about Hammett and The Maltese Falcon. One of two Big Easy Big Reads, the Pirate's Alley Faulkner Society's celebration of Dashiell Hammet's The Maltese Falcon kicked off on October 18 at the Cabildo Museum in New Orleans...