Anthony Boucher

A Biobibliography

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About the Book

American author, editor, and critic William Parker White, better known to most as Anthony Boucher, made countless contributions to the fields of mystery and science fiction. After beginning his career as a mystery writer at 16, Boucher went on to become a New York Times mystery critic, a host for several radio programs, and the founding editor of The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction.
This comprehensive biobibliography places particular emphasis on the writings and edited publications that established his reputation among readers of science fiction. Several appendices include complete bibliographic citations for Boucher’s novels, articles, short stories, unpublished works, reviews, radio plays, anthologies, translations, and other written works.

About the Author(s)

Jeffrey Marks is also the author of 11 other books, receiving an Ohioana Library Citation for his work in the mystery field, and garnering nominations for such major mystery awards as the Edgar, the Agatha, and the Anthony. He lives and teaches near Cincinnati, Ohio.

Bibliographic Details

Jeffrey Marks
Format: softcover (6 x 9)
Pages: 223
Bibliographic Info: 11 photos, notes, appendix, bibliography, index
Copyright Date: 2008
pISBN: 978-0-7864-3320-9
eISBN: 978-0-7864-8388-4
Imprint: McFarland

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments      vii
Foreword      1
Preface      3

PART I
The Man      7
The Author      29
The Editor      65
The Critic      123
Notes to Part I      161

PART II
Novels by William A.P. White as Anthony Boucher      169
Articles      170
Collected Short Stories      172
Uncollected and Unpublished Short Stories      176
Sherlockiana      178
Plays and Screenplays      179
Reviews      180
Radio Plays      181
Opera Programs      187
Anthologies      188
Forewords, Introductions, and Prefaces      190
As Editor      192
Translations      193
Articles About Boucher      197
Appendix: Boucher Choices for Best Books, 1951–1967      199

Bibliography      205
Index      209

Book Reviews

Winner, Anthony Award—Bouchercon World Mystery Convention. Finalist, Agatha Award—Malice Domestic Mystery Convention
“impressive…no one with an interest in Boucher…will want to miss this book”—Mystery Scene; “a very welcome study”—The District Messenger; “will no doubt be the standard biograghy of Anthony Boucher…impressive”—Mythprint; “immensely detailed…thoughtful study…very welcome addition”—www.reviewingtheevidence.com; “an important book”—Deadly Pleasures.