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Depeschen mit dem Leitwort Return of the Thin Man

  • Live By Night by Dennis Lehane
  • Creolle Belle by James Lee Burke
  • The Cocktail Waitress by James M. Cain
  • Gun Games by Faye Kellerman
  • Salvation of a Saint by Keigo Higashino
  • Return of the Thin Man by Dashiell Hammett

An audiobook mystery can be good company on those long trips, Marilyn Stasio says. Her reviews about six new audio mysteries at nytimes.com.

»The Return of the Thin Man is a fine curiosity, but hardly a fresh capstone to Hammett’s distinguished career.«

Art Taylor

Art Taylor about The Return of the Thin Man, three hybrids of scripted dialogue, stage direction and short fiction by Dashiell Hammett. Read the review at washingtonpost.com.

  • Return of the Thin Man by Dashiell Hammett
  • Books to Die For: The World’s Greatest Mystery Writers on the World’s Greatest Mystery Novels edited by John Connolly and Declan Burke
  • Disappearing Shanghai: Photographs and Poems of an Intimate Way of Life by Howard W. French (Photographer)
  • Venetian Curiosities by Donna Leon
  • The Grand Tour: Around the World With the Queen of Mystery edited by Mathew Prichard
  • The Best American Mystery Stories 2012 edited by Robert Crais and Otto Penzler

Tom Nolan recommends mystery books for the holiday season. His recommendations at wsj.com.