Category Archives: Bibliographies

American mystery writer Mildred Davis: A bibliography

A uselful annotated bibliography of Mildred Davis’ mystery output can be found here.

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Suggested introductory reading in Catholic theology for evangelical Protestants

Introductions to Catholic theology for curious Evangelical college students

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An interesting list of classic heist (robbery) novels by Duane Swierczynski

Let’s book ‘em: a sure-fire survey of bank robbery novels Click on the link above for the full list of short reviews.  I have just read this one and it is excellent: Loophole, or How to Rob a Bank (1973) … Continue reading

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Everything you ever wanted to know about U-boats but were afraid to ask . . .

. . . can be found here: U-Boat.net Check it out.  It includes extensive bibliographies and book reviews.

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Duncan Kyle, Golden Age British thriller writer

The ‘Golden Age’ of the British thriller is generally accepted to have occurred from about 1955 up to around 1990 or so.  One of the best thriller writers of the latter half of that era was Duncan Kyle. Here’s a nicely illustrated page … Continue reading

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First edition of Lucy Maud Montgomery’s ‘Anne of Green Gables’ sells for US$ 37,500

Details and pictures here: Anne of Green Gables

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The best books about Colditz Castle prisoner of war camp

A nice summary of important Colditz books from various countries and in various languages: Books about Colditz by Mario Bosch A useful review of some of the main Colditz books: Colditz books by Gavin Worrell The Imperial War Museum’s recommended reading list: … Continue reading

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On collecting first editions

Collecting first editions is a kind of madness says Christopher Howse

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Three good reasons why you should read books, lots and lots of them

1. Because this might happen: 2. Because your brain will function at a higher cognitive level.  In other words, you’ll get smarter.  3. Because it’s highly enjoyable – especially the more you do it.  The more you read, the more discriminating you become … Continue reading

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Books and authors from the last, best West: British Columbia

This site provides extensive reference information for books and authors pertaining to British Columbia, Canada: BC Book World

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Biblical interpretation across cultures: a bibliography

Biblical Interpretation Across Cultures

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Detective fiction: forty great books from the Twenties

Great British Detective Fiction from the Twenties by Curt J. Evans

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‘Man on the run’ thrillers — a checklist and a top twenty list

‘Man on the Run’ Thrillers – A Checklist by David L. Vineyard Rough Country ‘Man on the Run’ Thrillers – A Top Twenty List by David L. Vineyard

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Three Thomas Aquinas bibliographies

Thomas Aquinas, and Thomism in its various forms, is enjoying a revival in philosophical circles these days.  But there is great ignorance (much of it displayed by the New Atheists) about what Aquinas actually taught.  I’m no Thomist scholar myself but at least I’m … Continue reading

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Essential theology books of the past 25 years: eight theologians give their top five lists

      Essential theology books of the past 25 years The Christian Century posed this question to eight theologians: Suppose someone who hasn’t been keeping up with theology for the past 25 years now wants to read the most important … Continue reading

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Christian theology in the nineteenth & twentieth centuries: an annotated bibliography by Jim Beilby

Christian theology in the nineteenth & twentieth centuries: an annotated bibliography by Jim Beilby Very useful because of the brief annotations.

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British thriller writer P.M. Hubbard

An excellent summary of the life and novels of P.M. Hubbard can be found here: The Power of Place: the Reclusive Worlds of P.M. Hubbard Scroll halfway down the page for an annotated bibliography.

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Pre-Malaysian novels in English set in Malaysia & Singapore

  An interesting list of pre-Malaysian novels in English set in Malaysia & Singapore

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American novelist and travel writer David Dodge

An excellent website on the fine American novelist and travel writer David Dodge, 1910-1974, author of To Catch a Thief: A David Dodge Companion

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Victor Canning, ‘Golden Age’ British thriller writer, still well worth reading today

The Golden Age of British thrillers occurred roughly during the Sixties and Seventies.  Here’s an informative website, that includes a descriptive bibliography, on the British thriller writer Victor Canning, 1911-1986:   The Victor Canning pages

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