Monday, September 7 2009
Kjell Eriksson shows us that when a genre novel tries to develop ideas above and beyond its confines without mastering the basics of the genre first, a real mess ensues.
Wednesday, May 6 2009
Tuesday, September 11 2007
It is a mark of Simenon's artistry that he can devise so compelling a tale out of such unappealing material.
Wednesday, July 18 2007
New England White delves into the secrets of race, culture, morality and murder in a university town.
Tuesday, July 17 2007
Calamity follows lonely, brain-damaged Clayton Blaisdell Jr. in Blaze, written 30 years ago.
Friday, June 29 2007
the aftermath of murder is what absorbs these writers
Thursday, March 22 2007
Man Booker Prize-winner John Banville offers his first crime novel.