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CALL: Chatham Adult Lifeworks Learning Course—The History of Mystery

Date: Jun 20, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: Library of The Chathams
214 Main Street, Chatham, 07928

Four authors from the Mystery Writers of America will discuss the development of the mystery genre from its origins in the works of writers such as Edgar Allan Poe, early English mysteries, the Sherlock Holmes stories to American detective fiction authors such as Hammett and Chandler. The lectures will be held at 1 pm on the following dates:

  • June 6         Peggy Ehrhart on Edgar Allan Poe
  • June 13       Jeff Markowitz on Anna Katherine Green, the nearly forgotten mother of American mystery
  • June 20      Lindsay Faye on Sherlock Holmes
  • June 27      Dave White on the Hardboiled School of Crime Fiction in the U.S.

Register in person, by calling 973-635-0603, or online.  A $40 fee for this series is required payable to the Friends of the Library by June 1.


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