May 21, 2011

CWA Announces International Short List

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Six translated novels by a variety of authors have been announced as being the best of 2011, in the competition for the Dagger awarded by the Crime Writers' Association.

The Wings of the Sphinx by Andrea Camilleri, translated by Stephen Sartarelli (Mantle)
Needle in a Haystack by Ernesto Mallo, translated by Jethro Soutar (Bitter Lemon Press)
The Saint-Florentin Murders by Jean-François Parot, translated by Howard Curtis (Gallic)
Three Seconds by Anders Roslund & Börge Hellström, translated by Kari Dickson (Quercus)
River of Shadows by Valerio Varesi, translated by Joseph Farrell (Maclehose)
An Uncertain Place by Fred Vargas, translated by Siân Reynolds (Harvill Secker)
Death on a Galician Shore by Domingo Villar, translated by Sonia Soto (Abacus)

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Jim Madison Davis

Prof. Jim Madison Davis is the author of several crime novels and several nonfiction books, including the forthcoming Van Gogh Conspiracy. A President Worldwide of the International Association of Crime Writers, he teaches novel and filmscript writing in the Professional Writing Program of the Gaylord College of Journalism & Mass Communication at the University of Oklahoma.

Website: www.ou.edu/content/gaylord/people/j__madison_davis.html

Authors

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  • In 1988 publiceerde Chris Rippen (Haarlem, 1940) zijn eersteling Sporen en maakte als auteur van…
  • Eva Waiblinger, MSc, PhD (Dr. sc. nat.), is a Swiss zoologist and science journalist as…
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  • José Latour was born in Havana, Cuba, on April 24, 1940. He started reading at…
  • Jutta Motz wurde in Halle an der Saale geboren und ging in Frankfurt am Main…
  • Kriminalromansekundärliteraturexperte mit einer Vorliebe für lange Wörter, die es nur im Deutschen gibt. Hat Österreichs…
  • Sabina Naber arbeitete nach ihrem Studium in Wien u.a. als Regisseurin, Journalistin und Drehbuchautorin. 2002…
  • Sandra Balzo turned to mystery writing after twenty years in corporate public relations, event management…

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