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Title The new mystery : the International Association of Crime Writers' essential crime writing of the late 20th century / edited by Jerome Charyn ; [illustrations by Vidal Centero].
Imprint New York : Dutton, [1993]

Subject Detective and mystery stories.
Fiction -- 20th century.
Alt Name Charyn, Jerome.
Description xii, 387 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
ISBN 0525935169 : $24.00 ($32.99 Can.)
OCLC # 26163123
Table of Contents
 Introduction / Jerome Charyn 
 The Watts Lions / Walter Mosley1
 How I Contemplated the World from the Detroit House of Correction and Began My Life Over Again / Joyce Carol Oates15
 The Snail Watcher / Patricia Highsmith31
 Just Say No / Roger L. Simon38
 In the Bronx / Don DeLillo49
 Goldfish / Didier Daeninckx59
 Cathedral / Raymond Carver65
 Dealer's Choice / Sara Paretsky80
 The Summer of '37 / Julian Semionov96
 No Radio / Mickey Friedman103
 Mafia Western / Leonardo Sciascia110
 Manufacture of a Legend / Paco Ignacio Taibo II115
 The King / Isaac Babel121
 The Law of the Eye / Pieke Biermann128
 The Merciful Angel of Death / Lawrence Block136
 Ishmael / Joe Gores150
 The Last Voyage of the Ghost Ship / Gabriel Garcia Marquez157
 Cain / Andrew Vachss162
 The Ultimate Caper / Donald E. Westlake166
 Chee's Witch / Tony Hillerman170
 Little Leo / Jerome Charyn180
 Cities & the Dead / Italo Calvino189
 Gravy Train / James Ellroy191
 Death and the Compass / Jorge Luis Borges206
 Nicholas in Exile / Herbert Gold217
 Captain Blood / Donald Barthelme226
 Mirror Girl / William Bayer231
 The Man Who Hated Books / Stuart M. Kaminsky243
 Pig Latin / Clarice Lispector256
 Devices and Desires / P.D. James260
 Martyrdom / Yukio Mishima265
 Fathers and Daughters / Laura Grimaldi278
 The Werewolf / Angela Carter283
 Missionary Stew / Ross Thomas286
 The Moment Before the Gun Went Off / Nadine Gordimer296
 Soft Monkey / Harlan Ellison301
 The Casebook of Dr. Billingsgate / Eric Wright315
 Imagine This / George C. Chesbro324
 A Boy and His Dog / Manuel Vasquez Montalban334
 A Good Man Is Hard to Find / Flannery O'Connor339
 The Parker Shotgun / Sue Grafton355
 I Spy / Graham Greene372
 About the Authors375

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