Barry Forshaw’s latest books are 'British Crime Film and Death in a Cold Climate: A Guide to Scandinavian Crime Fiction'. Other work includes 'British Crime Writing: An Encyclopedia', 'The Rough Guide to Crime Fiction and Guns for Hire: The Modern Adventure Thriller', along with books on Italian cinema and the first biography of Stieg Larsson. His next books are 'British Gothic Cinema' and a study of Thomas Harris and 'The Silence of the Lambs'. He writes for various newspapers, edits Crime Time, and broadcasts for ITV and BBC TV documentaries. He has been Vice Chair of the Crime Writers’ Association.