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    Murder Ink: The Mystery Reader’s Companion ed. Dilys Winn (Westbridge Books 0-7153-7748-5, 1978, £4.95, xx+522pp, tp)
    Reprint (Workman Publishing 1977) literary book.
    • xix · Introduction · Dilys Winn · in *
    • 1 · Chapter 1: The Mystery History
    • 3 · From Poe to the Present · Dilys Winn · ar *
    • 7 · Hearing Voices in My Head · Tucker Coe, Timothy J. Culver, Richard Stark & Donald E. Westlake · iv *
    • 12 · The Most Asked Question: Why Do People Read Detective Stories? · Gladys Mitchell · ar *
    • 16 · Street Encounter Past Midnight: The Nonbeliever’s Comeuppance · Jacques Barzun · ms *
    • 18 · The Haycraft-Queen Definitive Library of Detective-Crime-Mystery Fiction: Two Centuries of Cornerstones, 1748-1948 · Howard Haycraft & Ellery Queen · bi *
    • 23 · Collecting Detective Fiction · Otto Penzler · ar *
    • 27 · The Mystery Reader’s Reference Shelf · Vernon Lay · bi *
    • 28 · American Editing · Joan Kahn · ar *
    • 29 · English Editing · Elizabeth Walker · ar *
    • 30 · Confessions of a Slush Reader · Eleanor Sullivan · ar *
    • 32 · Rendering a Verdict · Clifford A. Ridley · ar *
    • 34 · The Trailor Murder Mystery · Abraham Lincoln · ts Quincy, Illinois Whig Apr 15 1846, as “A Remarkable Case of Arrest for Murder”
    • 40 · Mystery Organizations · Anon. · bi *
    • 43 · Chapter 2: Perpetrators
    • 45 · You Call it a Pseudonym, We Call it an Alias · Carol Kountz · ar *
    • 49 · I.N.I.T.I.A.L.S. · H. R. F. Keating · ar *
    • 51 · Making a Name for Myself · Penelope Wallace · bg *
    • 53 · A Marriage of Minds · Mildred & Gordon Gordon · bg *
    • 55 · The Case of the Wall Street Mysteries · Max Hall · ar Harvard Magazine 1975 [Emma Lathen]
    • 58 · Why I’ll Never Finish My Mystery · John Leonard · bg *
    • 61 · Book One: To Be Continued? · James McClure · ar *
    • 65 · The Lure of the Reichenbach · Peter Dickinson · ar *
    • 68 · Ought Adam to Marry Cordelia? · P. D. James · ar *
    • 70 · Mystery Writers: A Think Tank for the Police? · Dorothy Salisbury Davis · ar *
    • 72 · Creating a Mystery Game · Lawrence Treat · ar *
    • 74 · The Lunch Room Murder [from Bringing Sherlock Home] · Lawrence Treat · pz Doubleday Doran 1935
    • 76 · Living with a Mystery Writer · Abby Adams · bg * [Donald E. Westlake]
    • 79 · Interview with a Character · Colin Watson · ar *
    • 81 · The Solitary Life of the Writer · Joyce Porter · ar *
    • 83 · Chapter 3: Bloodhounds
    • 85 · An Eyewitness Account of Holmes · John P. Oliver · ar * [Arthur Conan Doyle]
    • 88 · Nero Wolfe Consultation · Anthony Spiesman · ar * [Rex Stout]
    • 91 · The Ultimate Disguise Expert · Herb Galewitz · ar * [Walter A. Brooks]
    • 92 · The Many Disguises of Freddy the Pig · Kurt Weise · il [Walter A. Brooks]; from the “Freddy the Pig” detective stories.
    • 94 · H.M.: The Old Man · Donald Rumbelow · ar *
    • 96 · Hercule Poirot Is Dead · Thomas Lask · ob The New York Times Aug 6 1975 [Arthur Christie]
    • 97 · Little Grey Cells · Anon. · ms *
    • 98 · Gervase Fen and the Teacake School · Catherine Aird · ar * [Edmund Crispin]
    • 101 · Tempest in a Teapot: The Care and Brewing of Tea · Jeanine Larmoth · ar Murder on the Menu, Janine Larmoth & Charlotte Turgeon, McIntosh & Otis 1972
    • 104 · Little Old Ladies · Heron Carvic · ar *
    • 106 · The Miss Marple Look-Alike Contest · Anon. · ms *
    • 108 · Hidden Detectives · James H. Olander · pz *
    • 109 · The BBC Through a Monocle · Ian Carmichael · ar * [Dorothy L. Sayers]
    • 110 · A Bell-Ringer Protests · Joan Sanderson · ms * [Dorothy L. Sayers]
    • 113 · A Pince-Nez Propelled by Two Walking Sticks · Donald Rumbelow · ar * [John Dickson Carr]
    • 114 · The Gothic Nightgown · Solomon Hastings · ms *; illus. Marie Gilmore
    • 116 · The Mystery of Nancy Drew · [Misc.] · ar * [Harriet Adams]
    • 119 · Miss Scarlet in the Library with a Wrench · John Watson · ar *
    • 120 · All in the Game · Suzanne Weaver · pm *
    • 121 · Chapter 4: Private Eyes and Spies
    • 123 · Marxism and the Mystery · Robert B. Parker · ar *
    • 126 · How to Tell Spade from Marlowe from Archer · Richard R. Lingeman · ar Esquire Aug 1975 [Dashiell Hammett; Raymond Chandler; Ross Macdonald]
    • 132 · Mike and Mickey · Pete Hamill · ar * [Mickey Spillane]
    • 134 · Soft-Boiled but Still an Egg · Michael Z. Lewin · ar *
    • 137 · The Maltese Duck Caper · Margaret Boe Birns · pl *
    • 140 · The House Dick · Lawrence Frost · ar *
    • 144 · The Paperback Hero · Alice K. Turner · ar *
    • 148 · Tailing Techniques · Anthony Spiesman · ar *
    • 153 · The History of the Trench Coat · Hopley Croyden · ar *; illus. Marty Norman
    • 154 · The Invisible Bond · Michael Gilbert · ar * [Ian Fleming]
    • 158 · Becoming Modesty · Peter O’Donnell · ar *
    • 161 · Smiley at the Circus: Cold War Espionage · John Gardner · ar * [John le Carré]
    • 164 · Memoirs of an Ex-Spy · Ted Allbeury · ar *
    • 169 · Establishing a Cover · Berkely Mather · ar *
    • 172 · The Cryptography Bureau: How to Tell a Vigenère from a Pig-Pen · Edward D. Hoch · ar *
    • 173 · Code-Breaker Quiz · Joseph C. Stacey · qz *
    • 177 · False Passports: Getting Across the Border · Robin W. Winks · ar *
    • 181 · Chapter 5: Victims
    • 183 · The Most Likely Victim · Rosamund Bryce · ar *
    • 186 · Disposing of the Body · Ione Paloma · ar *
    • 189 · Graveside Bouquets · Anon. · ms *; illus. Marty Norman
    • 191 · The Don’t List · Catherine Prezzano · ms *
    • 192 · The Dinner Plate · Carlotta Ogelthorpe · ar *
    • 194 · The Invalid’s Tray · Violet St. Clair · ar *
    • 196 · The Terrible Edibles: Innocuous (Seemingly) House and Garden Plants That Will (Quite Simply) Slay You · Ruth H. Smiley & Carolyn Fiske · ar *
    • 198 · A Puzzler to Mull Over · Stuart Bochner · pz *
    • 200 · The Ripper’s Ladies · Donald Rumbelow · ar *
    • 203 · The Edinburgh Pillow · Hugh Douglas · ar *
    • 205 · The Day I Ripped Off Lizzie’s House · Ellen Stern · ar *
    • 207 · Chapter 6: Modus Operandi
    • 209 · Paraphernalia: Making Use of What’s Available · Jeanine Larmoth · ar *
    • 212 · Laundering Money: Numbered Accounts and Other Tax Shelters · Stanley H. Brown · ar *
    • 218 · Smuggling Pitfalls · Letitia Twyffert · ar *
    • 220 · Wiretapping: A Session with a Debugger · Thomas Seligson · ar *
    • 224 · The Rules of Poison Penmanship · Anon. · ar *
    • 227 · The Getaway Car: Step on the Pedal and Go · Warren Weith · ar *
    • 233 · The Dip: A Dance in 4/4 Time · Solomon Hastings · ms *; illus. Marty Norman
    • 234 · Difficulties of the Safe-Cracker · R. J. Pilgrim · ar *
    • 238 · Verses for Hearses · Isaac Asimov · gp *
    • _238 · Curare · Isaac Asimov · pm *
    • _238 · Belladonna · Isaac Asimov · pm *
    • _238 · Potassium Cyanide · Isaac Asimov · pm *
    • _238 · Phosgene · Isaac Asimov · pm *
    • _238 · Arsenic · Isaac Asimov · pm *
    • _238 · Botulism · Isaac Asimov · pm *
    • _238 · Snake Venom · Isaac Asimov · pm *
    • _238 · Arrow Poison · Isaac Asimov · pm *
    • 239 · The Assassin’s Arsenal · David Penn · ar *
    • 246 · The Correct Use of the Blunt Instrument · Anon. · ar *
    • 248 · Ms. Borgia & Co.: Posion Rings, Murder Rings · Leonard R. Harris · ar *
    • 251 · Chapter 7. Scenes of the Crime
    • 253 · Walking Tour of London · Margaret Boe Birns · ar *
    • 256 · Waylaid in Lonely Places · Anon. · pi *
    • 258 · St. Mary Mead and Other Troubled Villages · Margaret Yorke · ar *
    • 261 · Nobody Leave the Room! [from Brain Puzzler’s Delight] · E. R. Emmet · qz Emerson Books 1967
    • 262 · Maybe You Better Not Lock the Door · Gordon Bean · ar *
    • 264 · Oxford vs. Cambridge: The Dark Blues Have the Most · Margaret Yorke · ar *
    • 267 · The Gothic House · Peter Blake · ar *; illus. Chas Addams
    • 270 · Step to the Rear of the Book · Anon. · ms *
    • 272 · The United States Bullion Depository · Anon. · ar *
    • 274 · New York Literary Tour · Lionel Chelmsford · ar *
    • 276 · The Murder of Two Men by a Young Kid Wearing Lemon-Colored Gloves · Kenneth Patchen · pm Collected Poems, New Directions Publishing 1942
    • 277 · The Suitcase Caper · Harriet Grollier · ar *
    • 279 · Chapter 8. Red Herrings
    • 281 · Whodunit: A Guide to the Obvious · Mathew J. Mahler · ar *
    • 283 · Watsons · Frederick Arnold · ar *
    • 285 · Sleuths and Sidekicks · Betsy Lang · qz *
    • 287 · The Butler · Dilys Winn · vi *
    • 290 · The Pub · Hadrian Schwartz · ar *
    • 294 · Dames · Alison Wentworth · ar *
    • 297 · Stoolies · Christopher Rutledge · ar *
    • 299 · Chapter 9. Cops and Bobbies
    • 301 · Carella of the 87th · James McClure · ar * [Ed McBain]
    • 306 · The Well-Dressed Cop · Anon. · ms *
    • 308 · Saturday Night with the 26th · Thomas Seligson · ar *
    • 312 · Offbeat Music · Anon. · ms *
    • 314 · The NYPD Glossary · Lynn Strong · ms *
    • 317 · The History of the English Police Force · Peter N. Walker · ar *
    • 320 · The Bobby Glossary · Peter N. Walker · ms *
    • 322 · The Black Museum of Scotland Yard · Laurence Henderson · ar *
    • 323 · Why “Scotland Yard”? · Peter N. Walker · ms *
    • 325 · Schematic of the Police System of England and Wales · Peter N. Walker · ar *
    • 328 · La Police Française · Eve Darge · ar *
    • 331 · Vidocq · Peter N. Walker · bg *
    • 332 · Maigret Interviewed · Eve Darge · ar * [Georges Simenon]
    • 334 · Polis! Polis! · K. Arne Blom · ar *
    • 336 · Interpol · Anon. · ms *
    • 337 · Chapter 10. The Lab
    • 339 · A Fictional Prognosis · P. D. James · ar *
    • 343 · The Mystery Reader’s Pharmacopoeia · Rodger J. Winn, M.D. · ar *
    • 349 · The Busiest Morgue in the World · William DeAndrea · ar *
    • 353 · The Forensic Odontologist · Lowell J. Levine, D.D.S. · ar *
    • 354 · Something to Sink Your Teeth Into · Michael Baden, M.D. · ms *
    • 358 · The Forensic Anthropologist · Clyde Collins Snow, Ph.D. · ar *
    • 362 · The Pinocchio Machines · George J. O’Toole · ar *
    • 365 · The Astrological Imperative · Peter Bull · ar *
    • 368 · The Legs Diamond Configuration · Joyce Sanderson · ms *
    • 370 · Incriminating Evidence · Anon. · ms *
    • 371 · Chapter 11. Mouthpieces
    • 373 · How to Pick a Good Lawyer · Washington C. Beenson · ar *
    • 375 · How to Make a Will · Anon. · ms *; illus. Peter Arno
    • 376 · Books by Crooks · Milt Machlin · ar *
    • 377 · The Best Defense · Paul Chevigny · ar *
    • 380 · That “Bastard Verdict” · Avon Curry · ar *
    • 383 · How it Feels When the Bad Guy Gets Off · Lee Fowler · ar *
    • 386 · The Barristers’ Wigmaker · Anon. · ms *
    • 387 · The Old Bailey · Peter N. Walker · ar *
    • 388 · The Difference Between a Barrister and a Solicitor · Michael Gilbert · ar *
    • 390 · Prisons: Getting In—Getting Out · Thomas M. McDade · ar *
    • 394 · Interview with a Warden · Anon. · ms *
    • 396 · Accommodations at Sing Sing · Anon. · pi *
    • 398 · Newgate Prison · Peter N. Walker · ar *
    • 400 · The Hangman’s Story · Laurence Henderson · ar *
    • 401 · The Last Cog in the Law Machine · Anne Worboys · ms *
    • 405 · Chapter 12. Caught in the Act
    • 407 · Exeunt Dying · R. M. Whyte · ar *
    • 409 · The Role I Want Most · Jerry Stiller · ms *
    • 410 · A Visit with One of the Snoop Sisters · Mildred Natwick · ms *
    • 412 · The First Successful Mystery Movie · Richard Townsend · ar *
    • 415 · Starring in a Horror · Roy Scheider · ar *
    • 416 · Walton’s Wheels: Readying the Orient Express · Solomon Hastings · ar *
    • 420 · The MacGuffin Man · Peter J. Schuyten · ar * [Alfred Hitchcock]
    • 423 · Cosmetics to Make You Look Worse: The Make-Up Man’s Art · Solomon Hastings · ar *
    • 426 · To Walk Among Shadows · George Baker · ar * [Ngaio Marsh]
    • 428 · An Eerie Radio Quiz · Chris Steinbrunner · qz *
    • 431 · Foghorns, Footsteps, Gunshots, A Scream: The Noisy Memories of a Radio Effects Man · Chris Steinbrunner · ar *
    • 435 · Chapter 13. Accessories After the Fact
    • 437 · Mystery Fans and the Problem of “Potential Murderers” · Edmund Bergler, M.D. · ar *
    • 444 · Simenon, Apollo and Dionysus: A Jungian Approach to the Mystery · John Boe, Ph.D. · ar *
    • 447 · Crosswords and Whodunits: A Correlation Between Addicts? · Colin Dexter · ar *
    • 449 · Murder Ink · Eugene T. Maleska · pz *
    • 451 · A Slight Debate: A Hard-Boiled Fan and a Country-House Fan Discuss the Genre · Marilyn Stasio & Richard Hummler · pl *
    • 454 · The Best Book I Never Wrote · Judith Crist · ar *
    • 457 · Christmas Gifts for Mystery Fans · Carol Brener · ar *
    • 459 · Tea with Ellery Queen · Dilys Winn · ar * [Ellery Queen]
    • 462 · Dear Mr Garfield: An Author Opens His Mail · Brian Garfield · ar *
    • 465 · Chapter 14. Looking for (More) Trouble
    • 467 · The Devout: Benefit of Clergy · Catherine Aird · ar *
    • 470 · The Educator: The Case of the Screaming Spires · Reginald Hill · ar *
    • 473 · The Environmentalist: Storyteller Country · Duncan Kyle · ar *
    • 475 · The Historian: Once Upon a Crime · Peter Lovesey · ar *
    • 477 · Gardening: Thou Bleeding Piece of Earth · Avon Curry · ar *
    • 480 · Hobbies of the Famous: Something Betwen a Sport and a Religion · Anne N. Nixon · ar *
    • 482 · Commuting: An Unscheduled Stop at an Isolated Junction · Hugh Douglas · ar *
    • 485 · Competing: The Sporting Blood Syndrome · John L. Powers · ar *
    • 488 · Holidaying: The Christmas Mystery Lecture · Bill Vande Water · ar *
    • 491 · Sinister Orientals: Everybody’s Favorite Villains · Robin W. Winks · ar *
    • 494 · Homosexuals in the Mystery: Victims or Victimizers? · Solomon Hastings · ar *
    • 496 · A Few (Million) Words About My Good Friend Holmes · Otto Penzler · bi * [Arthur Conan Doyle]
    • 502 · Good Little Girls and Boys · Phyllis A. Whitney · ar *
    • 505 · Are Girls More Inherently Evil Than Boys? · Arnold Madison · ar *
    • 507 · Index · Anon. · ix *



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