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Barry Forshaw is a writer and journalist whose books include British Crime Writing: An Encyclopedia and The Rough Guide to Crime Fiction, along with books on Italian cinema, film noir and the first UK biography of Stieg Larsson, The Man Who Left Too Soon. He has written on books and films for many newspapers and magazines; he also edits Crime Time, and is one of the talking heads for the ITV Crime Thriller author profiles. He records documentaries on crime fiction and film for a variety of BBC producers for both TV and radio, along with much work for foreign broadcasters. He has been Vice Chair of the Crime Writers' Association. As well as his specialist area of books (in most genres), he writes on film (booklets for special edition DVDs) and all aspects of the arts (popular and serious). In a previous career he was an illustrator, working for both The Natural History Museum and Jackie.
- The Rough Guide to Crime Fiction (Penguin)
- British Crime Writing: An Encyclopedia (Greenwood)
- Italian Cinema: Arthouse to Exploitation (No Exit Press)
- Crime Time (No Exit Press)