THE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY

presents

AN EXHIBIT IN DOE LIBRARY

Bullets Across the Bay

BERNICE LAYNE BROWN GALLERY, DOE LIBRARY
SEPTEMBER 8, 2011-FEBRUARY 29, 2012

Ever since the publication of Dashiell Hammett’s The Maltese Falcon in 1930, San Francisco has been recognized as the birthplace of modern crime fiction. Using materials from numerous campus libraries, “Bullets Across the Bay” examines the Bay Area as a popular setting for mystery and detective novels and highlights the richness of UC Berkeley’s collections for the study of genre fiction. Keep reading ...

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SPECIAL MYSTERY EDITION OF
STORY HOUR IN THE LIBRARY

Friday, October 14, 2011
Gallery Talk with the Exhibit Curators, 3:00-4:00pm
Panel Discussion, 190 Doe Library (across from Morrison Library), 4:00-6:00pm

With authors Eddie Muller, Kelli Stanley, and Lucha Corpi.
Moderated by Janet Rudolph.
>> Watch the panel discussion here.


CLOSING RECEPTION

Friday, February 24, 2012
6:00-8:00pm
Morrison Library

In partnership with Mystery Writers of America, NorCal Chapter and
Sisters in Crime, Northern California Chapter

Featuring authors Mark Coggins, Janet Dawson, Diana Orgain,
Sheldon Siegel, and Simon Wood.
>> Download the flyer (pdf) here.
>> Read a summary of the event here.


TABLE OF CONTENTS

Introduction
Early Mysteries
Dashiell Hammett
Anthony Boucher
Mystery Writers of America
Muller & Pronzini
Counter Culture and Diversity
Historic Events
Juvenile Mysteries
Crossovers
Tourists
Cal Connection
Books on Film
Critical Resources
Acknowledgments

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