Anjili Babbar is a writer, scholar, and professor who has published on crime fiction, Irish studies, and folklore. She is president of the Dashiell Hammett Society, a not-for-profit organization that provides programming on crime fiction and true crime to college students and the community. She has a Ph.D. in English from the University of Rochester and two M.A.s in English, from the University of Rochester and McGill University. Her new book, Finders: Justice, Faith, and Identity in Irish Crime Fiction, is forthcoming from Syracuse University Press.
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