Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: Detective Magazines

From: Mark R. Harris (
Date: 29 Oct 2008

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    That is so true. The book Sin-A-Rama, about sleaze sex paperbacks of the late Fifties through early Seventies, seems almost charming from a certain angle.


    On Wed, Oct 29, 2008 at 2:48 PM, ssshapir <> wrote:

    > Got my copy of 'True Crime Detective Magazines' today -- a few days
    > after I odered it. Thought for a while maybe the book was genuinely
    > jinxed. Some great images -- deadly dames galore. The book ends in
    > '69. Which is a pity. Would have liked to have seen what seventies (or
    > for that matter, eighties and nineties detective magazines were like).
    > Interesting that what was considered sordid, slacious or sleazy in a
    > previous era (and for some still is)is somehow more acceptable when it
    > has the wiff of nostalgia.
    > Sean Shapiro

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