This episode, we take a break from our interview schedule to get back to the basics. We discuss the man who determined the foundations of a good Sherlockian collection and heap lavish praise on our favorite tomes related to the great detective.
3:50 The Shaw 100 as the basis of a number of good Sherlockian books
4:40 A bit about John Bennett Shaw
7:32 Do you have memories of John Bennett Shaw? Call us at (774) 221-READ, email us at comment AT ihearofsherlock DOT com, or comment below
9:03 Burt's favorite book
15:40 What "the hunt" was like before the Internet
19:27 Paxton Whitehead reads "221B" by Vincent Starrett
21:08 Scott's favorite book
28:50 Editor's Gas Lamp, "Let Me Recommend This Book," Vol. 2, No. 2 (Old Series)
Links mentioned in this episode:
- The Shaw 100 - the books John Bennett Shaw, BSI thought were essential; they are listed on our Shelfari shelf here, or you can click on the Amazon link below to purchase them.
- The Sherlock Holmes Collections at the University of Minnesota Library
- Paxton Whitehead on the Internet Movie Database and the Internet Broadway Database
- The Baker Street Journal CD-ROM