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Sin City

A booklist inspired by the film Sin City

Fiction
Title Author Call Number
The Night Inspector Frederick Busch FIC Bus
The Alienist Caleb Carr FIC Car
Fight Club Chuck Palahniuk FIC Palahniuk
Trainspotting Irvine Welsh FIC Wel
Mystery
Title Author Call Number
Truecrime Jake Arnott MYS Arnott
Hit Man Lawrence Block MYS Blo
The Hackman Blues Ken Bruen MYS Bru
The Postman Always Rings Twice James M. Cain MYS Cai
The Big Sleep Raymond Chandler MYS Cha
The Big Knockover Dashiell Hammett MYS Ham
Safe Harbour Eugene Izzi MYS Izz
Brooklyn Noir Tim McLoughlin (ed.) MYS A
Drama City George P. Pelecanos MYS Pelecanos
Chicago Noir Neal Pollack (ed.) MYS Pollack
Hard-Boiled: an Anthology of American Crime Stories Bill Pronzini MYS A
The Mike Hammer Collection Mickey Spillane MYS Spi
361 Donald E. Westlake MYS Westlake
African American Collection
Title Author Call Number
Devil in a Blue Dress Walter Mosley AAC Mosley
Graphic Novels
Title Author Call Number
100 Bullets (series) Brian Azzarello GN 100 Bullets
Road to Perdition Max Allan Collins GN Collins
Hitman Garth Ennis GN Hitman
Preacher (series) Garth Ennis GN Hitman
Colere Noire Philippe Marcele GN Colere Noire
200 Frank Miller GN Miller
Ronin Frank Miller GN Ronin
Sin City (series) Frank Miller GN Sin City
From Hell Alan Moore GN Moore
Modesty Blaise Peter O'Donnell GN Modesty Blaise
Tricked Alex Robinson GN Tricked
Channel Zero Brian Wood GN Wood
Nonfiction
Title Author Call Number
Comic Book Rebels Stanley Wiater 741.509 C
Crimes of New York Clint Willis 974.71 C
Uprising: Crips and Bloods Tell the Story of America's Youth in the Crossfire Yusuf Jah 364.106 U
So You Wanna Be a Comic Book Artist Phillip Amara J 741.5 S
Cannibalism: From Sacrifice to Survival Hans Askenasy 394.764 B
Beginning to Heal: a First Book for Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse Ellen Bass 362.764 B
Eisner/Miller Charles Brownstein 741.509 E
Writing and Illustrating the Graphic Novel Mike Chinn 741.5 C
Best American Crime Writing Thomas H. Cook 364.973 B
How Greed, Corruption and the Mafia Turned Atlantic City into the Boardwalk Jungle Ovic Demaris 363.42 D
The Hot House: Life Inside Leavenworth Prison Pete Earley 365.978 E
Sexual Violence Marey M. Fortune 364.153 F
Street Wars Tom Hayden 364.106 H
Reinventing Comics Scott McCloud 741.597 M
Frank Miller: the Interviews Frank Miller 741.597 G
True Crime Stories People 364 T
Whoever Fights Monsters: a Brilliant FBI Detective's Career-Long War Against Serial Killers Robert K. Ressler 363.259 R
Stiff: the Curious Lives of Human Cadavers Mary Roach 611 R
Street Gang Awareness Steven L. Sachs 364.106 S
The Many Faces of Jack the Ripper M.J. Trow 364.152 T

Compiled by the APL Readers Services Department -- Mar. 2006

Last updated: December 12, 2012
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