Queens Noir at FoHi Library

February 8, 2008 at 9:42 am Leave a comment



Queens Noir: Author Talk with Editor Robert Knightly
Calling all mystery lovers! Meet editor Robert Knightly and contributing writers from Queens Noir: Alan Gordon and Megan Abbott who will read and discuss their finely crafted tales of crime set in the neighborhoods of Queens. Books will be available for sale and signing.

2 p.m. at the Forest Hills Library

108-19 71 Avenue
Forest Hills, NY 11375

Here’s the table of contents, pulled from Akashic Books’s (the publisher) Web site:


Part I: Queens on the Fly: By Sea, Horse, Train, Plane, and Silver Screen
“Alice Fantastic” by Maggie Estep (Aqueduct Racetrack)
“Under the Throgs Neck Bridge” by Denis Hamill (Bayside)
“Golden Venture” by Jill Eisenstadt (The Rockaways)
“Buckner’s Error” by Joseph Guglielmelli (Shea Stadium)
“Baggage Claim” by Patricia King (JFK Airport)
“Arrivederci, Aldo” by Kim Sykes (Long Island City)

Part II: Old Queens
“Hollywood Lanes” by Megan Abbott (Forest HIlls)
“Only the Strong Survive” by Mary Byrne (Astoria)
“First Calvary” by Robert Knightly (Blissville)
“Bottom of the Sixth” by Alan Gordon (Rego Park)
“The Flower of Flushing” by Victoria Eng (Flushing)
“Crazy Jill Saves the Slinky” by Stephen Solomita (College Point)
“Last Stop, Ditmars” by Tori Carrington (Ditmars)

Part III: Foreign Shores
“Avoid Agony” by Shailly Agnihotri (Jackson Heights)
“Viernes Loco” by K.j.a. Wishnia (Corona)
“Out of Body” by Glenville Lovell (South Jamaica)
“Lights Out for Frankie” by Liz Martinez (Woodside)
“Jihad Sucks: or, The Conversion of the Jews” by Jillian Abbott (Richmond Hill)
“The Investigation” by Belinda Farley (Jamaica)


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