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“Brazilian Crime Fiction: Vibrant, Original, and Multifaceted” (by Clifford E. Landers)

Professor Clifford E. Landers’s July 10th post for this site left me wanting to know more about Brazilian crime fiction; he covers additional aspects of the subject here, with examples of how several different subgenres of the mystery have developed … Continue reading

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“Scandinavian Crime Fiction” (by Terje Thomassen)

Oil painter and graphic designer Terje Thomassen contributed the art for EQMM’s March/April 2013 cover, but he is posting today about fiction rather than art—giving us a roundup of the best mystery writers in Scandinavia. It’s a subject he knows … Continue reading

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“Why I Love the Policial: Brazil’s Bonanza of Crime Fiction” (by Clifford E. Landers)

Translator Cliff Landers’s work for EQMM goes back many decades.  He’s also a professor—now professor emeritus at New Jersey City University—whose knowledge of Brazilian literature is extensive. He has translated from Brazilian Portuguese novels by Rubem Fonseca, Jorge Amado, João … Continue reading

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THE WIDE WORLD OF MYSTERY FICTION

The Edgar Allan Poe Award nominations for 2012 are out and the staff at EQMM wishes to congratulate Tom Piccirilli, author of the November 2012 EQMM story “The Void It Often Brings With It” and Teresa Solana, author of the … Continue reading

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“Looking Back on a Half-Century Love Affair with EQMM” (by Josh Pachter)

Josh Pachter falls into an unofficial group connected to EQMM that he doesn’t mention in the following post: most valued friends of the magazine.  He started out in the category we treasure most of all: devoted EQMM reader. From there, by the trail of events … Continue reading

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“Edgar, Agatha, Hammett, Glauser—and Me” (by Mary Tannert)

Translators are the unsung heroes of the literary world. What they do requires not just knowledge of the language to be translated from but a writerly feel for the language they are translating to. Mary Tannert fits that bill. A … Continue reading

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