Ellery Queen’s ‘Calamity Town’ named influential title


The Story of Classic Crime in 100 Books, by Martin Edwards, was recently released, detailing the 100 books Mr. Edwards deems the most timeless and influential in the genre, from Arthur Conan Doyle’s The Hound of the Baskervilles, to Agatha Christie’s works, to Patricia Highsmith’s Strangers on a Train. Included among these great works is CALAMITY TOWN, one of the most popular novels ever written by Ellery Queen. Rights to CALAMITY TOWN are currently sold in eight translation markets, including Japan, Korea, Denmark, Italy, and Portugal. Congratulations, Ellery Queen!