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December 3, 2011 — Black Orchid Assembly
2:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Vanderbilt Suites in the MetLife Building
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December 3, 2011—Black Orchid Happy Hour
La Fonda Del Sol — 4:30 to 7:00 PM
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- Guest speaker, Linda Fairstein, former Manhattan DA's office prosecutor and best-selling crime novelist
- A meal inspired by the Nero Wolfe Cookbook and the Corpus, under the oversite of award winning chef, Franck Deletrain, and wine
- Louis Penny awarded the Nero Award, presented annually to the author of the best American mystery novel written in the tradition of Nero Wolfe
- James Lincoln Warren awarded the Black Orchid Novella Award, bestowed upon the author selected by Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine for an original unpublished work of fiction that conforms to the tradition of the Nero Wolfe series and the Novella style for which Mr. Stout is famous
- A devilishly tricky quiz from Jonathan Levine. Click to try your luck with "Title Teasers."
- The usual toasts, songs, and frivolity, including a rousing "Happy Birthday" rendition to Mr. Stout on his 125th birthday.