Hot Art

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Hot Art:
Chasing Thieves and Detectives through the Secret World of Stolen Art
Hot Art book cover.jpg
First edition cover of Canadian release
Author Joshua Knelman
Country Canada
Subject True crime
Genre Non-fiction, book[1]
Publisher Douglas & McIntyre
Publication date
September 2, 2011
Media type Print (Hardcover & Paperback)
Pages 316 pp.
ISBN ISBN 9781553658917

Hot Art: Chasing Thieves and Detectives through the Secret World of Stolen Art is a non-fiction book, written by Canadian writer Joshua Knelman, first published in September 2011 by Douglas & McIntyre. In the book, the author chronicles his four year investigation into the world of international art theft.[2] Knelman traveled from Cairo to New York, London, Montreal, and Los Angeles compiling his book; which has been called "A major work of investigative journalism", and "a globetrotting mystery filled with cunning and eccentric characters."[3]

Awards and honours[edit]

Hot Art received the 2012 "Arthur Ellis Award" for "Best Crime Nonfiction".[4] The book also received the 2012 "Edna Staebler Award for Creative Non-Fiction".[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Goodreads, Hot Art, Book review, Retrieved 11/23/2012
  2. ^ Laycock, Holly, Staying Under the Radar, Propeller Magazine, Retrieved 11/21/2012
  3. ^ Douglas & McIntyre, Hot Art, Book review, Retrieved 11/21/2012
  4. ^ Crime Writers of Canada, 2012 Arthur Ellis Awards Winners, Best Crime Non-fiction, Retrieved 11/21/2012
  5. ^ Faculty of Arts, November 7, 2012, Joshua Knelman wins the 2012 Edna Staebler Award, Wilfrid Laurier University, Headlines (News Releases), Retrieved 11/21/2012

External links[edit]

  • Upper Hudson Library System, Hot Art, Excerpt, Retrieved 11/21/2012