International Association of Crime Writers (North American Branch) announced the winner of the Hammett Prize this past weekend at Bloody Words Conference in Toronto:
James Sallis for The Killer is Dying (Walker & Company)
Feast Day of Fools by James Lee Burke (Simon & Schuster)
Claire DeWitt and the City of the Dead by Sara Gran (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
The Cat's Table by Michael Ondaatje (McClelland & Stewart/Canada; Knopf/U.S.)
The Informant by Thomas Perry (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt/Otto Penzler)
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