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A Mystery for the Ages

A Mystery for the Ages

The folks at Goodreads.com asked me to answer the following question: What mystery in your own life ...

Mystery #7 for Literary Snobs: The Real Life of Sebastian Knight by Vladimir Nabokov

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Conrad Brenner, writing in The New Republic, describes this book as "the most perverse novel you ...

Mystery #2 for Literary Snobs: The Crying of Lot 49 by Thomas Pynchon

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  With our second mystery, we move from the surreal river running through the dark continent to ...

Mystery #1 for  Literary Snobs: Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad

Mystery #1 for Literary Snobs: Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad

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The topic of my last post on the Poisoned Pen Press blog was about the challenge ...

Mysteries for Literary Snobs

Mysteries for Literary Snobs

Courtesy of Flickr Once upon a time, novels were just, well, novels. Pride and Prejudice was once ...

Dead Lawyers, Pet Cemeteries, and First Novels

Dead Lawyers, Pet Cemeteries, and First Novels

The two questions readers most frequently ask me are: 1.  Why are so many legal thrillers written by trial ...