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Reading the Screen: Art Heists

Posted in Uncategorized by Ellen Bard on June 9, 2010

Reading the Screen: Art Heists: A Growth Industry
Posted by: David Pitt

The Thomas Crown Affair, released in 1968 (with Steve McQueen)

The Thomas Crown Affair in ‘99 (with Pierce Brosnan)

Steven Soderbergh’s Ocean’s Twelve (2004)

Frank Oz’s The Score (2001),

James Twining writes about Tom Kirk,— two of the books are The Double Eagle (2005) and The Black Sun (’06)

Iain Pears, novels about Jonathan Argyll, The Immaculate Deception, for example, or 1996’s The Last Judgement.

Jonathan Gash’s Lovejoy, Faces in the Pool,

 Edward Dolnick’s The Rescue Artist (2005)

Simon Houpt’s Museum of the Missing (2006)

John E. Conklin’s appropriately-titled Art Crime (1994). 

Read the reviews and more at BookList Online: http://blog.booklistonline.com/2010/05/20/reading-the-screen-art-heists-a-growth-industry/

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