Archive for June 6, 2009


Quote: “Here exclusively in The Times, the first of the 2009 Dagger shortlists are announced.”

I rushed out in the pouring rain to buy my copy of The Times which had a headline that quotes our current Prime Minister, “We Fight On”. 
There are the European Election results out tomorrow, and Gordon Brown will no doubt be telling us on Monday that we [the British people] want him to get on with the job despite another shattering defeat. 

But enough about politics the really important news is that the International Dagger shortlist  has only two changes from the list I posted here  chosen by Karen of Euro Crime here.

Unfortunately no Niccolo Ammaniti and no Hans Fallada, but they are replaced by another couple of very good books:

More on this in the next few days. 
UPDATE: The official CWA link is now on line here.