The London Times Gets List-Happy
Passover pre-empts the Weekend Update, but before I go gorge myself on Seder food, it’s worth pointing to the London Times’ special on the top 50 Crime Writers, not only because it will provoke the usual rounds of debate as all these lists do, but because of the accompanying articles:
- Jeanette WInterson on her problems with the genre
- Ian Rankin on his problems with list-making
- Similar issues from publisher Christopher McLehose
- A candid interview with Patricia Cornwell
- Collecting crime fiction
And the list, whatever your thoughts, was picked by a pretty good panel of judges, I have to say.