Rara-Avians traveling to Paris this winter can visit an exhibit on Dashiell
Hammett at the Bibliothèque des Littératures Policières (called BiLiPo for
short), which is the world's only library dedicated to crime fiction. (Even
without the Hammett exhibit, BiLiPo is worth a visit in its own right.)
The Hammett exhibit is entitled "Le mystère Hammett, la naissance du roman
noir américain" and it opens on November 5th. The exhibit is curated by
Natalie Beunat, author of the book "Dashiell Hammett: Parcours d'une
oeuvre," and the translator of Hammett's letters and much of his fiction
Admission is free.
Bibliothèque des Littératures Policières (BiLiPo),
48-50 rue du Cardinal Lemoine,
(Metro station Cardinal Lemoine or Jussieu)
Phone 01 42 34 93 00.
Exhibit begins November 5, 2009.
BiLiPo is open Tuesday-Friday 2pm - 6pm, Saturday 10am – 5pm.
Vince Emery Productions
- THE DASHIELL HAMMETT TOUR by Don Herron
- DISCOVERING THE MALTESE FALCON AND
SAM SPADE edited by Richard Layman
- HAMMETT'S MORAL VISION
by George J. "Rhino" Thompson
- LOST STORIES by Dashiell Hammett
Box 460279, San Francisco, CA 94146 USA
firstname.lastname@example.org Phone 1.415.337.6000
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