Saturday, October 09, 2010

Our Choice Selections Bouchercon 2010 - Part 2

Our picks for Thursday and Friday went up yesterday. Today I'll look at Saturday and the shorten Sunday panels. I am super jealous of anyone who will be in San Francisco.

Saturday 8:30am - 9:30pm
LETTERS FROM THE GRAVE
The Endurance of Sherlock Holmes

Les Klinger(M), Steve Hockensmith, Laurie King, Michael Kurland, Graham Moore

Holmes, Hockensmith, King. Done.

Saturday 10:00am - 11:00am
Denise Mina interviewed by Val McDermid

No competition for this panel, but it would not matter if there was. I dig both these writers, and need to read more from both of them.

Saturday 11:30am - 12:30pm
INNOCENT NO MORE
East coast/ west cost Authors discuss attraction/differences of the coasts.

F. Paul Wilson(M), Naomi Hirahara, Walter Mosley, S.J. Rozan, Brett Battles

Walter Mosley is at the core of why I read Crime Fiction. I'll hate to miss 'The Drop' with Billingham, Connolly, et. al., but Mr. Mosely is fundamental to why I read.

Saturday1:30pm - 2:30pm
GUEST OF HONOR LEE CHILD
Distinguished Contribution to the Genre
Interviewed by Robert Crais

Get your seat early! Gonna be HUGE!

Saturday 3:00pm - 4:00pm
MONKEY IS BACK
1000 monkeys on typewriters~ are there no new stories?

Reed Farrel Coleman (M), Daniel Woodrell, Val McDermid, Michael Wiley, Steve Hamilton

I have yet to read a Reed Farrel Coleman book. Terrible, I know. Saw him moderate a panel in Indy, and it turned out to be the best thing I saw.

Saturday 4:30pm - 5:30pm
I CAN’T GET STARTED
Reading of a play by Declan Hughes

Clair Lamb, Megan Abbott, Brett Battles, Mark Billingham, Christa Faust, Alison Gaylin, Martyn Waites, Declan Hughes

Sounds like a fun way to close out the day. Lots of good writers here.... this should be a blast!

Sunday 8:30am - 9:30am
CLOWN OF DEATH
Books that aren't too heavy handed

Terri Bischoff(M), Sebastian Stuart, Sue Ann Jaffarian, Lenny Kleinfeld, Mary Jane Maffini

The panel is called Clown of Death?!. Bizzare! 

So that is it. There are of course numerous things going on in the evening, plus the Brunch on Sunday. Check them out. And, THE BAR! I'll miss you San Francisco Bouchercon, but I'll see you next year in St. Louis!

2 comments:

Judy Bobalik said...

As one of the panel committee this year, I'm pleased that you think there are so many good choices. Sorry you won't be there this year. We will try to come up with as many good panels next year.

Judy Bobalik said...

I forgot to note all the panel titles, with the exception of the plays, are taken from episode titles of, yes, THE STREETS OF SAN FRANCISCO.