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ABC's Wide World of Entertainment is a late night block of programs created by the American Broadcasting Company.
Dame Agatha Mary Clarissa Christie, Lady Mallowan, (born Miller; 15 September 1890 – 12 January 1976) was an English writer.
Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock (13 August 1899 – 29 April 1980) was an English film director and producer, widely regarded as one of the most influential filmmakers in the history of cinema.
Dame Angela Brigid Lansbury, (born 16 October 1925) is an English-American-Irish actress who has appeared in theatre, television, and film, as well as a producer and singer.
Anthony Boucher (born William Anthony Parker White; August 21, 1911 – April 29, 1968) was an American crime and fantastic fiction editor and author of mystery novels and short stories and radio drama scripts in those fields.
Anthony Mason (born June 23, 1956) is an American journalist, correspondent, and television presenter. He is also a Senior National Correspondent for CBS News, the co-host of CBS This Morning: Saturday, a frequent contributor of cultural stories to CBS News Sunday Morning with Jane Pauley, and has been with CBS News since 1986. He also served the interim anchor for the weekday editions of the CBS Evening News.
Arnoldo Mondadori Editore is the biggest publishing company in Italy.
Barbara Brooks Wallace (born December 3, 1922, Suzhou, China) is an American children's writer.
Barbara G. Peters (December 22, 1940) was born in Winnetka, Illinois.
Barbara Louise Mertz (September 29, 1927 – August 8, 2013) was an American author who wrote under her own name as well as under the pseudonyms Elizabeth Peters and Barbara Michaels. In 1952, she received a PhD in Egyptology from the University of Chicago.
Barney Miller is an American sitcom set in a New York City Police Department police station on East 6th St in Greenwich Village.
Baynard Hardwick Kendrick (April 8, 1894 – March 22, 1977) was an American mystery novelist.
William Jefferson Clinton (born August 19, 1946) is an American politician who served as the 42nd President of the United States from 1993 to 2001.
Bill Pronzini (born April 13, 1943) is an American writer of detective fiction.
Bouchercon, the Anthony Boucher Memorial World Mystery Convention, is an annual convention of creators and devotees of mystery and detective fiction.
Bowling Green State University (BGSU) is a large, primarily residential, public research university located in Bowling Green, Ohio, United States.
Brett Halliday (July 31, 1904 – February 4, 1977), primary pen name of Davis Dresser, was an American mystery writer, best known for the long-lived series of Michael Shayne novels he wrote, and later commissioned others to write.
Carolyn Gimpel Hart is an American mystery writer who specializes in traditional mysteries, also known as cozy mysteries.
CBS News Sunday Morning is an American newsmagazine television program that has aired on CBS since January 28, 1979.
CBS Radio Mystery Theater (a.k.a. Radio Mystery Theater and Mystery Theater, sometimes abbreviated as CBSRMT) is a radio drama series created by Himan Brown that was broadcast on CBS Radio Network affiliates from 1974 to 1982, and later in the early 2000s was carried by the NPR satellite feed.
The Center for the Book was founded in 1977 by Daniel J. Boorstin, the Librarian of Congress, in order to use the Library of Congress to promote literacy, libraries, and reading in general, as well as an understanding of the history and heritage of American literature.
Charles Davenport Champlin (March 23, 1926 – November 16, 2014) was an American film critic and writer.
Clayton Rawson (August 15, 1906 – March 1, 1971) was an American mystery writer, editor, and amateur magician.
Crime Writers of Canada (CWC) is a national, non-profit organization, founded in 1982 by Derrick Murdock and other professional crime writers.
The Crime Writers' Association (CWA) is a writers' association in the United Kingdom.
Danny Arnold (January 23, 1925 – August 19, 1995) was an American producer, writer, comedian, actor and director known for producing Barney Miller, That Girl and Bewitched.
Dame Daphne du Maurier, Lady Browning, (13 May 1907 – 19 April 1989) was an English author and playwright.
Richard Stanley Francis CBE FRSL (31 October 1920 – 14 February 2010) was a British crime writer, and former steeplechase jockey, whose novels centre on horse racing in England.
Donald Edwin Westlake (July 12, 1933 – December 31, 2008) was an American writer, with over a hundred novels and non-fiction books to his credit.
Dorothy B. Hughes (10 August 1904 – 6 May 1993) was an American crime writer and literary critic.
Dorothy Edith Gilman (June 25, 1923 – February 2, 2012) was an American writer.
Dorothy Mae Kilgallen (July 3, 1913 – November 8, 1965) was an American journalist and television game show panelist.
Dorothy Margaret Salisbury Davis (April 25, 1916 − August 3, 2014) was an American crime fiction writer.
Ed McBain (October 15, 1926 – July 6, 2005) was an American author and screenwriter.
Eddie Lawrence (born Lawrence Eisler; March 2, 1919 – March 25, 2014) was an American monologist, actor, singer, lyricist, playwright, artist, director and television personality, whose unique comic creation, the eternally optimistic Old Philosopher, gained him a devoted cult following for over five decades.
Edgar Allan Poe (born Edgar Poe; January 19, 1809 – October 7, 1849) was an American writer, editor, and literary critic.
The Edgar Allan Poe House and Museum, located at 203 North Amity St.
The Edgar Allan Poe Museum is a museum located in the Shockoe Bottom neighborhood of Richmond, Virginia, dedicated to American writer Edgar Allan Poe.
The Edgar Allan Poe Awards (popularly called the Edgars), named after Edgar Allan Poe, are presented every year by the Mystery Writers of America, based in New York City.
Edward Dentinger Hoch (February 22, 1930 – January 17, 2008) was an American writer of detective fiction.
Anna Eleanor Roosevelt (October 11, 1884 – November 7, 1962) was an American political figure, diplomat and activist.
Ellen Hart (born August 10, 1949) is the award-winning mystery author of the Jane Lawless and Sophie Greenaway series.
Ellery Queen is a crime fiction house name created by Frederic Dannay and Manfred Bennington Lee, and later used by other authors under Dannay and Lee's supervision.
Elmore John Leonard Jr. (October 11, 1925August 20, 2013) was an American novelist, short story writer, and screenwriter.
Eric Clifford Ambler OBE (28 June 1909 – 22 October 1998) was an influential British author of thrillers, in particular spy novels, who introduced a new realism to the genre.
Erle Stanley Gardner (July 17, 1889 – March 11, 1970) was an American lawyer and author.
Eudora Alice Welty (April 13, 1909 – July 23, 2001) was an American short story writer and novelist who wrote about the American South.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Sr. (January 30, 1882 – April 12, 1945), often referred to by his initials FDR, was an American statesman and political leader who served as the 32nd President of the United States from 1933 until his death in 1945.
Frederic Gershom Melcher (April 12, 1879 – March 9, 1963) was an American publisher, bookseller, editor, and a major contributor to the library science field and book industry.
Gail Patrick (born Margaret LaVelle Fitzpatrick, June 20, 1911 – July 6, 1980) was an American film actress and television producer.
Aaron Marc Stein (1906 – August 29, 1985), who used the nom de plume George Bagby, was an American novelist who specialized in mystery fiction.
George Harmon Coxe (April 23, 1901 – January 31, 1984) was an American writer of crime fiction.
Georges Joseph Christian Simenon (13 February 1903 – 4 September 1989) was a Belgian writer.
Henry Graham Greene (2 October 1904 – 3 April 1991), better known by his pen name Graham Greene, was an English novelist regarded by many as one of the greatest writers of the 20th century.
Edward Graydon Carter, CM (born 14 July 1949) is a Canadian journalist and served as the editor of Vanity Fair from 1992 until 2017.
Harold Augenbraum (born New York City March 31, 1953) is an American writer, editor, and translator.
Harold Q. Masur (January 29, 1909 in New York City – September 16, 2005 in Boca Raton, Florida) was an American lawyer and author of mystery novels.
Harrison Stanford Martland (September 10, 1883 – May 1, 1954) was an American pathologist who coined the term punch drunk.
Helen McCloy (June 6, 1904 – December 1, 1994), pseudonym Helen Clarkson, was an American mystery writer, whose series character Dr. Basil Willing debuted in Dance of Death (1938).
Hillary Baldwin Waugh (June 22, 1920 – December 8, 2008) was a pioneering American mystery novelist.
Himan Brown (July 21, 1910 – June 4, 2010 The New York Times, June 6, 2010.), also known as Hi Brown, was an American producer of radio programs.
Ilka Chase (April 8, 1905 – February 15, 1978) was an American actress of stage, television and film, radio host and novelist.
IMDb, also known as Internet Movie Database, is an online database of information related to world films, television programs, home videos and video games, and internet streams, including cast, production crew and personnel biographies, plot summaries, trivia, and fan reviews and ratings.
Ira Marvin Levin (August 27, 1929 – November 12, 2007) was an American novelist, playwright, and songwriter.
Isaac Bashevis Singer (יצחק באַשעװיס זינגער; November 21, 1902 – July 24, 1991) was a Polish-born Jewish writer in Yiddish, awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1978.
Lee Earle "James" Ellroy (born March 4, 1948) is an American crime fiction writer and essayist.
James Lee Burke (born December 5, 1936) is an American author of mysteries, best known for his Dave Robicheaux series.
James Mallahan Cain (July 1, 1892 – October 27, 1977) was an American author and journalist.
Jane Gillson Langton (born December 30, 1922) is an American writer and author of children's literature and mystery novels.
Joey Adams (born Joseph Abramowitz; January 6, 1911 – December 2, 1999) was an American comedian who was inducted into the New York Friars' Club in 1977 and wrote the book Borscht Belt in 1973.
John Creasey MBE (17 September 1908 – 9 June 1973) was an English crime and science fiction writer who wrote more than six hundred novels using twenty-eight different pseudonyms.
John Dann MacDonald (July 24, 1916 – December 28, 1986) was an American writer of novels and short stories, known for his thrillers.
John Dickson Carr (November 30, 1906 – February 27, 1977) was an American author of detective stories, who also published using the pseudonyms Carter Dickson, Carr Dickson and Roger Fairbairn.
David John Moore Cornwell (born 19 October 1931), better known by the pen name John le Carré, is a British author of espionage novels.
Joseph Aloysius Wambaugh, Jr. (born January 22, 1937) is a bestselling American writer known for his fictional and non-fictional accounts of police work in the United States.
Judith Crist (May 22, 1922 – August 7, 2012) was an American film critic and academic.
Judson Pentecost Philips (August 10, 1903 – March 7, 1989) was an American writer who wrote more than 100 mystery and detective novels under the pseudonyms Hugh Pentecost and Philip Owen, as well as under his own name.
Julian Gustave Symons (pronounced SIMM-ons; 30 May 1912 – 19 November 1994) was a British crime writer and poet.
Kenneth Martin "Ken" Follett, (born 5 June 1949) is a British author of thrillers and historical novels who has sold more than 160 million copies of his works.
Lawrence Goldtree Blochman (February 17, 1900 – January 1975) was an American detective story writer and translator.
Lawrence Block (born June 24, 1938) is an American crime writer best known for two long-running New York–set series about the recovering alcoholic P.I. Matthew Scudder and the gentleman burglar Bernie Rhodenbarr.
Lawrence Arthur Goldstone (1903–1998), better known by his pen name, Lawrence Treat, was an American mystery writer, a pioneer of the genre of novels that became known as police procedurals.
The Library of America (LOA) is a nonprofit publisher of classic American literature.
The Library of Congress (LOC) is the research library that officially serves the United States Congress and is the de facto national library of the United States.
Lois Duncan Steinmetz (April 28, 1934 – June 15, 2016), known as Lois Duncan, was an American writer, novelist, poet, and journalist.
The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.
Marcia Muller (born September 28, 1944) is an American author of fictional mystery and thriller novels.
Margaret Maron is an American writer, the author of award-winning mystery novels.
Margaret Ellis Millar (née Sturm) (February 5, 1915 – March 26, 1994) was an American-Canadian mystery and suspense writer.
Martha Grimes (born May 2, 1931) is an American writer of detective fiction.
Mary Theresa Eleanor Higgins Clark Conheeney (née Higgins; born December 24, 1927), known professionally as Mary Higgins Clark, is an American author of suspense novels.
Max Allan Collins (born March 3, 1948) is an American mystery writer.
Michael Francis Gilbert CBE (July 17, 1912 – February 8, 2006) was a British lawyer and author of crime fiction mysteries.
Frank Morrison Spillane (March 9, 1918July 17, 2006), better known as Mickey Spillane, was an American crime novelist, whose stories often feature his signature detective character, Mike Hammer.
Mignon Good Eberhart (July 6, 1899, Lincoln, Nebraska – October 8, 1996, Greenwich, Connecticut) was an American author of mystery novels.
Mystery Scene magazine, based in the US and first published in 1985, covers the crime and mystery genre with a mix of articles, profiles, criticism, and extensive reviews of books, films, TV, short stories, audiobooks, and reference works.
is an organization for mystery writers in Japan.
The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.
The Center for Fiction, originally called the New York Mercantile Library, is a not-for-profit organization in New York City, with offices currently located at 80 5th Avenue, Suite 1201 in Manhattan.
The New York Post is the fourth-largest newspaper in the United States and a leading digital media publisher that reached more than 57 million unique visitors in the U.S. in January 2017.
The New York Public Library (NYPL) is a public library system in New York City.
Dame Ngaio Marsh (23 April 1895 – 18 February 1982), born Edith Ngaio Marsh, was a New Zealand crime writer and theatre director.
The Orange County Register is a paid daily newspaper published in California.
Otto Penzler (born July 8, 1942) is an editor of mystery fiction in the United States, and proprietor of The Mysterious Bookshop in New York City, where he lives.
Phyllis Dorothy James, Baroness James of Holland Park, (3 August 1920 – 27 November 2014), known professionally as P. D. James, was an English crime writer.
Paul LeClerc is past president and chief executive officer of the New York Public Library.
Perry Mason is an American legal drama series originally broadcast on CBS television from September 21, 1957, to May 22, 1966.
Peter (Harmer) Lovesey (born 1936), also known by his pen name Peter Lear, is a British writer of historical and contemporary detective novels and short stories.
Phyllis Ayame Whitney (September 9, 1903 – February 8, 2008Leimbach, Dulcie.. The New York Times. 9 February 2008.) was a Japanese-born American mystery writer.
Phyllis McGinley (March 21, 1905 – February 22, 1978) was an American author of children's books and poetry.
Publishers Weekly (PW) is an American weekly trade news magazine targeted at publishers, librarians, booksellers and literary agents.
Raymond Thornton Chandler (July 23, 1888 – March 26, 1959) was an American-British novelist and screenwriter.
Rex Todhunter Stout (December 1, 1886 – October 27, 1975) was an American writer noted for his detective fiction.
Richard Norman Hughes (born March 1, 1927, Michigan – died October 9, 2004, Durham, North Carolina) was an American television executive and television station editorialist.
Richard Watts Jr. (1898–1981) was an American theatre critic.
Robert Brown Parker (September 17, 1932 – January 18, 2010) was an American writer of fiction, primarily of the mystery/detective genre.
Robert Crais (pronounced to rhyme with 'chase') (born June 20, 1953) is an American author of detective fiction.
Ross Macdonald is the main pseudonym that was used by the American-Canadian writer of crime fiction Kenneth Millar (December 13, 1915 – July 11, 1983).
The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) is a major British theatre company, based in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England.
Ruth Barbara Rendell, Baroness Rendell of Babergh, (17 February 1930 – 2 May 2015), was an English author of thrillers and psychological murder mysteries.
Sara Paretsky (born June 8, 1947) is an American author of detective fiction, best known for her novels focused on the female protagonist V.I. Warshawski.
Shear Madness is one of the longest-running nonmusical plays in the world.
Sisters in Crime is an organization that has 3,600 members in 48 countries worldwide, offering networking, advice and support to mystery authors.
Stanley Bernard Ellin (October 6, 1916 – July 31, 1986) was an American mystery writer.
The Star Tribune is the largest newspaper in Minnesota.
Stephen Edwin King (born September 21, 1947) is an American author of horror, supernatural fiction, suspense, science fiction, and fantasy.
Steven Ronald Bochco (December 16, 1943 – April 1, 2018) was a television producer and writer.
Stuart M. Kaminsky (September 29, 1934 – October 9, 2009) was an American mystery writer and film professor.
Sue Taylor Grafton (April 24, 1940 – December 28, 2017) was an American author of detective novels.
Suzanne "Suzi" Oppenheimer (born December 13, 1934) is an American politician from New York, who served from 1985 to 2012 in the New York State Senate.
The Swedish Crime Writers' Academy (Swedish: Svenska Deckarakademin), is a Swedish organization set up in 1971 to promote the writing of detective fiction and crime fiction.
Sylvia Field Porter (June 18, 1913 – June 5, 1991) was an American economist, journalist and author.
The Defenders is an American courtroom drama series that ran on CBS from 1961 to 1965.
The Muppet Show is a family-oriented comedy-variety television series that was produced by puppeteer Jim Henson and features The Muppets.
The Top 100 Crime Novels of All Time is a list published in book form in 1990 by the British-based Crime Writers' Association.
The Writer is a monthly magazine for writers published by Madavor Media.
Thomas Andrew Lehrer (born April 9, 1928) is a retired American musician, singer-songwriter, satirist, and mathematician.
Anthony Grove "Tony" Hillerman (May 27, 1925 – October 26, 2008) was an American author of detective novels and non-fiction works best known for his Navajo Tribal Police mystery novels.
Vanity Fair is a magazine of popular culture, fashion, and current affairs published by Condé Nast in the United States.
Vincent Leonard Price Jr. (May 27, 1911 – October 25, 1993) was an American actor, well known for his distinctive voice and performances in horror films.
Charles Vincent Emerson Starrett (October 26, 1886 – January 5, 1974), known as Vincent Starrett, was an American writer, newspaperman, and bibliophile.
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Walter Ellis Mosley (born January 12, 1952) is an American novelist, most widely recognized for his crime fiction.
William Theodore Link (born December 15, 1933) is an American film and television screenwriter and producer who often worked in collaboration with Richard Levinson.
Zev Buffman is a Broadway producer and current President and CEO of Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater, Florida.