The Resurgence of Paperback Crime Novels - podcast

Charles Ardai, founder and editor of Hard Case Crime publishing, talks about the rise of crime novels' popularity, starting with the success of Mickey Spillane's Mike Hammer novels in the 1940s. Publishers followed the trend and published more in crime fiction, including military editions that service men preferred. While the popularity of crime paperbacks eventually declined, there's been a resurgence in crime novels over the last 10 years and crime novels are popular once again.
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