The Big Sleep
by Raymond Chandler
The Big Sleep is a 1939 hard-boiled detective novel. This is Raymond Chandler's first novel to feature detective Philip Marlowe, and is considered to be one of the Chandler's greatest works. Time Magazine included this title in its list of 100 best English-language novels from 1923 to the present.
2007 ASRT Programs:
August 15, 2007, 7:00 p.m. - Group discussion of The Big Sleep.
August 16, 2007, 7:00 p.m. - "Mignon Eberhart: Nebraska Mystery Writer" - presentation by Rick Cypert, Nebraska Wesleyan professor.
August 21, 2007, Noon - Group discussion of The Big Sleep.
August 26, 2007 - Free matinee showing of the 1946 feature film, The Big Sleep starring Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall.
September 10, 2007,7:00 p.m. - "The Maggot Road Show: Justice on the Fly" - presentation by Dr. Tim Huntington, forensic entomologist.