Tag Archives: Leigh Brackett

Women in Scandinavian and British Crime Fiction

Last year in the course ‘The Female Dick: Women in Crime Fiction’, we examined female authors and female detectives in mainly American crime fiction, moving from the first women to make it in Hollywood like Leigh Brackett and Vera Caspary; … Continue reading

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Book Review: Leigh Brackett’s No Good From A Corpse

Below is another post from one of my students. If you have time to leave feedback, it would be much appreciated: Not very far into this book I thought to myself, this woman writes like a man. Before going any … Continue reading

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Stocking Stuffers for Women in Crime Fiction

Aside from the pleasure of reading a good book, I really enjoy paying for it at a reduced price. It doesn’t matter if the book is a gift for me or for a friend, the bigger the sale, the greater … Continue reading

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