Bouchercon XLI

Bouchercon is an annual convention of creators and devotees of mystery and detective fiction.[1] It is named in honour of writer, reviewer, and editor Anthony Boucher; also the inspiration for the Anthony Awards, which have been issued at the convention since 1986.[2] This page details Bouchercon XLI and the 25th Anthony Awards ceremony.

Bouchercon XLI
"Bouchercon by the Bay"
DateOctober 14, 2010
LocationSan Francisco, California
CountryUnited States
Hosted byRae Helmsworth

Bouchercon

The convention was held in the Hyatt Regency San Francisco of San Francisco, California, on October 14, 2010; running until the 17th.[3] The event was chaired by crime fiction reviewer Rae Helmsworth.[4]

Special Guests

Anthony Awards

The following list details the awards distributed at the twenty-fifth annual Anthony Awards ceremony.[5]

Novel award

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First novel award

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Paperback original award

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Short story award

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Critical / Non-fiction award

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  • Otto Penzler, The Line Up: The World's Greatest Crime Writers Tell the Inside Story of Their Greatest Detectives
  • Lisa Rogak, Haunted Heart: The Life and Times of Stephen King
  • Elena Santangelo, Dame Agatha's Shorts: An Agatha Christie Short Story Companion
  • Joan Schenkar, The Talented Miss Highsmith: The Secret Life and Serious Art of Patricia Highsmith

References

  1. ^ "Bouchercon World Mystery Convention : Home". Bouchercon.info. Archived from the original on January 12, 2013. Retrieved January 30, 2012.
  2. ^ Jacobsen, Teresa (November 4, 2010). "Bouchercon 2010 by the Bay: The World Series of Mystery". Libraryjournal.com. Archived from the original on September 5, 2012. Retrieved January 30, 2012.
  3. ^ "Bouchercon By The Bay: San Francisco, Oct. 14-17, 2010". Bcon2010.com. Archived from the original on March 3, 2012. Retrieved February 29, 2012.
  4. ^ "Mystery Ink - Rae Helmsworth". Mysteryinkonline.com. Archived from the original on March 28, 2012. Retrieved February 29, 2012.
  5. ^ "Bouchercon World Mystery Convention : Anthony Awards Nominees". Bouchercon.info. Retrieved February 13, 2012.

External links

Bouchercon XL

Bouchercon is an annual convention of creators and devotees of mystery and detective fiction. It is named in honour of writer, reviewer, and editor Anthony Boucher, who is also the inspiration for the Anthony Awards, which have been issued at the convention since 1986. This page details Bouchercon XL and the 24th Anthony Awards ceremony.

Jack Reacher

Jack Reacher is a fictional character and the protagonist of a series of crime thriller novels by British author Lee Child. After leaving the US Army as a major in its military police at age 36, Reacher roams the United States taking odd jobs and investigating suspicious and frequently dangerous situations. As of 5 November 2018, 23 novels have been published, the most recent being Past Tense. The character has also appeared in short stories, and two of the novels have been adapted into successful films, starring Tom Cruise as Reacher.

Lee Child

James D. "Jim" Grant (born 29 October 1954), primarily known by his pen name Lee Child, is a British author who writes thriller novels, and is best known for his Jack Reacher novel series. The books follow the adventures of a former American military policeman, Jack Reacher, who wanders the United States. His first novel, Killing Floor, won both the Anthony Award, and the Barry Award for Best First Novel.

Michael Connelly

Michael Connelly (born July 21, 1956) is an American author of detective novels and other crime fiction, notably those featuring LAPD Detective Hieronymus "Harry" Bosch and criminal defense attorney Mickey Haller.

Connelly is the bestselling author of thirty-one novels and one work of non-fiction. With over 60 million copies of his books sold worldwide and translated into forty foreign languages, he is one of the most successful writers working today. His very first novel, The Black Echo, won the prestigious Mystery Writers of America Edgar Award for Best First Novel in 1992. In 2002, Clint Eastwood directed and starred in the movie adaptation of Connelly's 1998 novel, Blood Work. In March 2011, the movie adaptation of his #1 bestselling novel, The Lincoln Lawyer, hit theaters worldwide starring Matthew McConaughey as Mickey Haller. His most recent #1 New York Times bestsellers include Two Kinds of Truth, The Late Show, The Wrong Side of Goodbye, The Crossing, The Burning Room, The Gods of Guilt, and The Black Box.

His books, which have been translated into 39 languages, have garnered him many awards. Connelly was the President of the Mystery Writers of America from 2003 to 2004.

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