Nero Wolfe Does Not Belong in RussiaNewly Released Book About
the Nero Wolfe Corpus

Rex Stout Does Not Belong in Russia: Exporting the Detective Novel
By Molly Jane Levine Zuckerman

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Black Orchid Weekend
December 2, 3, 4, 2016

Details and Registration Form will follow

Friday evening, December 2: Book Discussion of Too Many Cooks, with dinner accompanied by sauccisse minuit prepared for The Wolfe Pack by a New York sausage company from the recipe in The Nero Wolfe Cookbooks.

Location: Honors Bridge Club, 133 E. 58 Street (12th floor) (just West of Lexington Avenue) (handicapped accessible) Buffet Dinner with with Sauccisse Minuit followed by Book Discussion
  • Buffet Dinner: 5:45 -- 6:30 p.m.
  • Book Disucssion about 6:45 p.m.

Saturday, December 3: Black Orchid Assembly (afternoon) and Banquet (evening) at Arno's Ristorante.. 141 West 38 Street

  • Assembly 2:00 to 4:30 p.m. featuring presentations relating to the world of Nero Wolfe and Rex Stout, and a swap 'n’ shop at the coffee break [bring any Wolfe-related materials you would like to sell]
  • Cocktails (cash bar) 5:00 to 6:00 p.m.
  • Thirty Ninth Annual Black Orchid Banquet 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. featuring full dinner (including sauccisse minuit served family style with the Salad Corodina, toasts, a quiz, the traditional song parodies, presentations of the Nero and the Black Orchid Novella literary awards, and keynote speech by Michael Bourne, celebrated NY radio host, writer, and interviewer of Rex Stout.

Sunday, December 4: Brunch (11:30 a.m.) a historic Pete's Tavern, East 18th Street & Irving Place (just south of Gramercy Park

Theatrical Production of
June 16, 2016through July 30, 2017

Park Square Theatre, St. Paul, MN

By Joseph Goodrich; Directed by Peter Moore; Adapted from the Novel by Rex Stout World Premiere Commission by our Mystery Writers Producers’ Club

An Interview with Robert Goldsborough

Conducted by noted author and The Wolfe Pack's Black Orchid Novella Award Chair, Jane K. Cleland

Click here to read the interview at CriminalElement.com

Wolfe Series Reviews by John Ostrander
(noted Comic author)

Nero Wolfe Revisited (November 22, 2015)
Nasty Surprises (May 1, 2016)

Schedule of Book Discussions

See the Book Discussion Page or Calendar for the schedules for the areas listed below. For information on starting a local Wolfe Pack Book Discussion Group (a raceme) read the Raceme Page and then send us an e-mail.


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The Last Drive And Other Stories

by Rex Stout
Edited by Ira Brad Matetsky

A collection of Rex Stout stories never before available in book form

The Last Drive & Other StoriesPublished nearly a century ago, “The Last Drive,” the story that inspired Fer-de-lance, the first Nero Wolfe novel, is clever, charming, and absolutely baffling. In short, it is vintage Rex Stout. Never before published in book form, it and the other stories in this volume represent the early efforts of a modern genius.

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