Following is a list of books and websites mentioned during our 1st Episode.
Books mentioned in 5 Round Burst:
“The Cold Cold Ground” by Adrian McKinty
“The Gun” by Fuminori Nakamura
“Fast One” by Paul Cain
“Sandman Slim” by Richard Kadrey
“Mastering Suspense: Structure and Plot” by Jane Cleland
Primary texts used for this show:
Thompson, Jim. The Killer Inside Me. New York: Vintage Crime, 1991 (1952). Print.
Polito, Robert. Savage Art: A Biography of Jim Thompson. New York: Vintage Books, 1995. Print.
Links related to definitions of noir, hardboiled, and detective fiction:
Books and Essays Referenced:
Scaggs, John. Crime Ficton: The New Critical Idiom. London: Routledge, 2005. Print.
Todorov, Tzvertan. “The Typology of Detective Fiction.”
Links related to Jim Thompson:
“Jim Thompson — Dark Poet of the Plains” by Wheeler Winston Dixon (European Journal of American Culture EJAC 35(3) pp. 157-172)