Articles tagged murder

What Was Yours Is Now Mine in Stephen King’s ‘Finders Keepers’

Contemporary despair and a sense of hope is what gives Finders Keepers its substance.

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‘The Art of the English Murder’: It’s Not all Good Clean Fun

The second half of the19th century saw the murder rate drop precisely when "the activity of enjoying a murder became increasingly acceptable."

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For Every Problem There Is a Solution: ‘Prince of Poisoners: The Life & Crimes of William Palmer’

William Palmer's taste for better living through chemistry began while he was in medical school as a simple way to erase gambling debts.

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Small Towns, Big Secrets in Elizabeth Hay’s Richly Woven ‘Alone in the Classroom’

Alone in the Classroom is a stirring, majestic tale that is ultimately about small towns in Canada and the many layered secrets that they harbour.

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‘Jass’ Gives You the Feel for Early American History

Take a tour of Storyville where Jazz began and murder prevails, bringing in the likes of David Fulmer's hero who is as good at solving crime as he's crippled by his love of an irresistible whore.

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An Engrossing Compendium of Dogtown’s Artistic, Romantic, Swashbuckling Background

To have locked Peter Hodgkins up -- he was caught time after time exposing himself, lunging at women, creeping around -- would’ve been to lock up the unique wild spirit of Dogtown.

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Seduced by Madness: The True Story of the Susan Polk Murder Case by Carol Pogash

What makes Pogash's book so powerful is that it evokes the universal bafflement we feel over the tortured relationships some other people endure.

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18 Apr 2007 // 3:06 AM

ORLANDO, Fla.—Justin Blau spent Monday checking the Facebook profiles of his friends at Virginia Tech to see who was alive. On Tuesday, the 20-year-old

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17 Apr 2007 // 3:20 AM

NEW YORK - Federal authorities the first time have publicly identified one of the gunmen allegedly responsible for the unsolved murder of hip-hop legend Jam

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17 Apr 2007 // 1:28 AM

Gunman kills 32 at Virginia college

BLACKSBURG, Va. - With dizzying speed and deadly accuracy, a man armed with at least two guns murdered 30 people in a Virginia Tech engineering building

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//Mixed media

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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