Tuesday, March 11, 2008

[News and Notes] March 11, 2008

Alexander McCall Smith's The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series is about to become a television series for HBO, according to the New York Times. The lead role of Precious Ramotswe will be played by actress Jill Scott.

50 Crime Writers to Read Before You Die

From the Telegraph (United Kingdom): "After a debate that left senior members of the Telegraph's literary staff with pulled hair, black eyes and, in one case, an infected bite, we this week present our list of the 50 great crime writers of all time."

via Confessions of An Idiosyncratic Mind


Where the heck is Martha Grimes? I would think a British newspaper would know better than to omit her?!?
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