This week in the authors studio we have writer, broadcaster and journalist, Barry Forshaw. Barry has written more books on the crime fiction genre than anyone EVER, FACT! Including British Crime Writing: An Encyclopedia, The Rough Guide to Crime Fiction, Brit Noir, British Gothic Cinema, Nordic Noir, Sex and Film, Euro Noir, Death in a Cold Climate: Scandinavian Crime Fiction and BFI Classics: War of the Worlds along with books on Italian cinema, film noir and the first UK biography of Stieg Larsson, The Man Who Left Too Soon. …

But what book enticed Barry into the world of crime fiction, have you read it too? Or what book was your first crime fiction read, please leave your comments below.

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