Re: RARA-AVIS: Bouchercon/panel

From: Brian Thornton (
Date: 24 Jun 2005

From: "Marianne Macdonald" <>

> Friday September 2nd 1:00 to 2:00 PM
> It's Not the White City. UK Writers span centuries & styles.
> The White City is either a sports stadium built a hundred years ago and
> demolished to build the BBC building in west London, or the poetic
> nickname of Arequipa.

The "White City" is also an acronym for the center around which the 1893 Chicago World's Fair was built, as evidenced by Erik Larsen's fabulous true crime book: THE DEVIL IN THE WHITE CITY: MURDER, MAGIC, AND MADNESS AT THE FAIR THAT CHANGED AMERICA. As if the waters weren't muddy enough already!


Brian Thornton

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