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221B CRIME FESTIVAL: Barry Forshaw - THE HISTORY OF CRIME FICTION

221B Dergi Sunar

221B Crime Festival begins with a great session on a concise history of crime fiction. Barry Forshaw, a prominent crime fiction critic who has published several books on crime fiction and cinema, is our guest. He will give us a short history of the entire crime genre, the rise of various sub-genres and their development, important writers of crime fiction from all around the world and more…To watch on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1puFRWqslC8&t=576s

58mins

3 Jun 2021

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ACE ATKINS With BARRY FORSHAW CTFM Special

Crime Time FM

ACE ATKINS talks to BARRY FORSHAW about his new Spenser novelSOMEONE TO WATCH OVER ME. 49th in Robert B Parker's Spenser series featuring the hardboiled Boston PI, his wingman Hawk and new feisty protege, Mattie. Published by No Exit Press and available now direct or from bookshop.org and good book outlets, as are all the Ace Atkins titles in the Spenser series.  bookshop.orgThe trio battle a depraved billionaire and his vicious female procurer, (remind you of anyone?)Ace tells Barry about:His initial reservations about becoming the new voice of the Spenser franchise and taking on the Robert B Parker mantle. Channelling Chandler, Hammett and the moral compass of hardboiled/noir fiction.Living up to the legacy of the greats.Writing Boston from the deep South.Quinn ColsonMaking movies and writing scripts. A writer's life in Oxford, Mississippi.Life as a newspaperman before 'fake news' and Trump.Domestic terrorism, the Washington invasion, right wing groups and the next novel in the Spenser series.andNot giving a damn about offending racists who read his books.It's fascinating and entertaining.Ace Atkins is the author of twenty-three books, including eight Quinn Colson novels, the first two of which, The Ranger and The Lost Ones, were nominated for the Edgar Award for Best Novel (he has a third Edgar nomination for his short story Last Fair Deal Gone Down). He is the author of seven New York Times-bestselling novels in the continuation of Robert B. Parker's Spenser series. Before turning to fiction, he was a correspondent for the St. Petersburg Times and a crime reporter for the Tampa Tribune, and he played defensive end for Auburn University football.Barry Forshaw is the crime critic for the Financial Times and provides extras for Blu-rays. Books include Crime Fiction: A Reader’s Guide, the Keating Award-winning Brit Noir, British Crime Film & British Crime Writing: An Encyclopedia (also a Keating winner). He edits Crime Time (www.crimetime.co.uk) Look out for Barry's Blu-rays the first in a new regular feature on crime films and TV releases on CrimeTimeFM.Buy Crime Fiction: A Reader's Guide at:https://uk.bookshop.org/a/137/9780857303356

42mins

21 Apr 2021

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Special Guest: Arnaldur Indridason Interviewed By Barry Forshaw

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Arnuldar Indridason gives interviews rarely and guards his privacy fiercely, and has admitted he’d rather be home writing than touring on book promotions. It’s a huge privilege then to welcome the Icelandic author, whose macabre thrillers starring the introspective Scandinavian inspector Erlendur Sveinsson, have been translated into 20 languages and enjoy huge sales worldwide.Having worked for many years as a journalist and film critic for the Icelandic newspaper Morgunbladid, he began writing novels aged 34. The son of the prominent Icelandic novelist Indridi Thorsteinsson, he hid his writing at first from his father. By the summer of 2003, his crime novels occupied the top five spots in the Icelandic bestseller list and the following year his books made up seven of the 10 most borrowed from the Reykjavik library.He speaks to writer and journalist Barry Forshaw.'Special Guest: Arnaldur Indridason Interviewed By Barry Forshaw' was recorded live at Harrogate International Festivals' Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival in July 2015.

51mins

30 Mar 2020

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Episode 13 - Barry Forshaw, BBC’s new Dracula adaptation, gothic fiction, and Count Duckula.

Red Hot Chilli Writers

In this episode we examine the tropes of gothic horror fiction, announce the winner of Vaseem’s greatest ever female pioneer competition, talk to one of the country’s top crime fiction critics, Barry Forshaw, put Bram Stoker’s Dracula on trial, and revisit one of his lesser known descendants: Count Duckula.

1hr 9mins

20 Jan 2020

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Barry Forshaw – Crime Fiction – A Reader’s Guide

Books Podcast

Barry Forshaw – Oldcastle Books    £12.99 Barry Forshaw is one of the UK’s leading experts on crime fiction. Writer, commentator, editor, broadcaster and enthusiast, his fingerprints are everywhere. If anybody knows where the bodies are buried, it is he. Why is crime fiction the most popular of all genres? It’s a mystery, an enigma, a puzzle. And every puzzle has a solution. Tim Haigh pounded the mean streets and leant on his informers, he sifted the evidence and demolished the alibis, he kissed the femme fatale and sent the samples to the forensic lab to be… forensicced, and eventually he felt Barry’s collar, hauling him down the nick for a … Continue reading →

30mins

19 Jan 2020

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Episode Eighty Eight - Barry Forshaw

Two Crime Writers And A Microphone

It's where it's at! In this week's episode, the two Crime Writers talk about new words added to the dictionary... but not for long, as they meander into other topics quite quickly.  Special guest is Barry Forshaw! He talks about his new book about crime fiction - Crime Fiction: A Reader's Guide - his early days in Liverpool, reviewing books, and much more. Credits: Produced by Twenty Inches of Monkey Productions Music by Stuart Neville

1hr 35mins

6 Jan 2020

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LIVE from Capital Crime in London - Ali Karim and Barry Forshaw on Authors on the Air

Authors on the Air

Authors on the Air host Pam Stack welcomes crime fiction aficionado and book lover Ali Karim and Barry Forshawn at Capital Crime in London. Ali Karim is the Assistant Editor of Shots eZine, writes and reviews for many Crime/Thriller magazines; an associate member of the CWA, ITW and PWA. Karim contributed to DISSECTING HANNIBAL LECTER, ed. Benjamin Szumskyj [McFarland Press THE GREENWOOD ENCYCLOPEDIA OF BRITISH CRIME FICTION, ed. Barry Forshaw, and ITW 100 THRILLER NOVELS, ed. David Morrell and Hank Hagner [Oceanview Publishing]. Karim is a CWA Gold Dagger Judge and awarded 2011 David Thompson Memorial Award and The Don Sandstrom Memorial Award for Lifetime Achievement in Fandom in 2013 Bouchercon Albany. Barry Forshaw is a writer, broadcaster and journalist whose books include British Crime Writing: An Encyclopedia, The Rough Guide to Crime Fiction, Brit Noir, British Gothic Cinema, Nordic Noir, Sex and Film, Euro Noir, Death in a Cold Climate: Scandinavian Crime Fiction and BFI Classics: War of the Worlds along with books on Italian cinema, film noir and the first UK biography of Stieg Larsson, The Man Who Left Too Soon. He has written on books and films for many newspapers and magazines; he also edits Crime Time, and is one of the talking heads for the ITV Crime Thriller author profiles. He records documentaries on crime fiction and film for a variety of BBC producers for both TV and radio, along with much work for foreign broadcasters. He has been Vice Chair of the Crime Writers' Association. As well as his specialist area of books (in most genres), he writes on film (booklets for special edition DVDs) and all aspects of the arts (popular and serious). He is winner of the Keating Award for Non-Fiction for British Crime Writing: An Encyclopedia (Greenwood)

33mins

18 Oct 2019

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Ali Karim And Barry Forshaw At Capital Crime On Authors On The Air

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Authors on the Air host Pam Stack welcomes crime fiction aficionado and book lover Ali Karim and Barry Forshawn at Capital Crime in London.Ali Karim is the Assistant Editor of Shots eZine, writes and reviews for many Crime/Thriller magazines; an associate member of the CWA, ITW and PWA. Karim contributed to DISSECTING HANNIBAL LECTER, ed. Benjamin Szumskyj [McFarland PressTHE GREENWOOD ENCYCLOPEDIA OF BRITISH CRIME FICTION, ed. Barry Forshaw, and ITW 100 THRILLER NOVELS, ed. David Morrell and Hank Hagner [Oceanview Publishing]. Karim is a CWA Gold Dagger Judge and awarded 2011 David Thompson Memorial Award and The Don Sandstrom Memorial Award for Lifetime Achievement in Fandom in 2013 Bouchercon Albany.Barry Forshaw is a writer, broadcaster and journalist whose books include British Crime Writing: An Encyclopedia, The Rough Guide to Crime Fiction, Brit Noir, British Gothic Cinema, Nordic Noir, Sex and Film, Euro Noir, Death in a Cold Climate: Scandinavian Crime Fiction and BFI Classics: War of the Worlds along with books on Italian cinema, film noir and the first UK biography of Stieg Larsson, The Man Who Left Too Soon. He has written on books and films for many newspapers and magazines; he also edits Crime Time, and is one of the talking heads for the ITV Crime Thriller author profiles. He records documentaries on crime fiction and film for a variety of BBC producers for both TV and radio, along with much work for foreign broadcasters. He has been Vice Chair of the Crime Writers' Association. As well as his specialist area of books (in most genres), he writes on film (booklets for special edition DVDs) and all aspects of the arts (popular and serious). He is winner of the Keating Award for Non-Fiction for British Crime Writing: An Encyclopedia (Greenwood)

33mins

17 Oct 2019

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Nordic Noir: Crime in Translation with Barry Forshaw

UCL Minds

Crime fiction expert Barry Forshaw has talked to or interviewed virtually every writer in the Nordic Noir field for various newspapers, magazines, TV and radio, as well as for his book on Scandinavian Crime Fiction, Death in a Cold Climate. He has a fund of insights (and anecdotes) about the authors and their work, and is equally au fait with the work of the publishers and translators who are helping to make the field the hottest in the entire crime fiction genre. If you're an aficionado of Nordic Noir, you have something to learn from Barry! Chaired by Dr Jakob Stougaard-Nielsen (UCL Scandinavian Studies).Nordic Noir Book Club blog:www.scancrime.wordpress.com

40mins

1 May 2014

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Barry Forshaw, David Hewson and Ann Cleeves: We Love Nordic Noir

New Writing North

Did you stay up late reading The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo? Did you record every episode of The Killing and enjoy The Bridge? If so, you are not alone. Join our well-read panel to discuss why British readers can’t get enough Nordic noir. To tell us about the history of the genre, we are joined by Barry Forshaw, whose new book, Death in a Cold Climate, charts the rise and history of crime writing from the Nordic states; David Hewson, who has written a novelisation of The Killing, and Ann Cleeves, a huge fan of Scandinavian crime fiction and author of many best-selling crime novels, including the Vera series recently broadcast on ITV. Chaired by Elizabeth Day of The Observer.Event recorded Sunday 28 2012 at Durham Book Festival. For more information about the festival, see www.durhambookfestival.com.

57mins

16 Apr 2013