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The Streak

Elmore Leonard on fire.

 

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Complex 90

A hard-boiled icon's posthumous yarn hits the streets.

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The Paris Deadline

A mystery of the City of Light in the Jazz Age.

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Grandad, There's a Head on the Beach

A crime reporter uncovers a big story in a novel that suggests Wodehouse in Thailand.

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Beastly Things

Butchery of more than one kind is at the heart of Commissario Guido Brunetti's latest case.

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Death Comes to Pemberley

A murder mystery set in the world of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice.

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The Secret in Their Eyes

The solution to a murder is overlaid with shadows from Argentina's darkest years.

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The Taint of Midas

A murder on an island in the Aegean attracts the attention of a very unorthodox detective.

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Death and the Penguin

An obituary writer and his avian companion face down corruption and murder in post-Soviet Russia.

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Sherlock Lives!

Two new creations summon the spirit of the most famous fictional character of all.

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Our Kind of Traitor

The author of The Spy Who Came in from the Cold and Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy returns with a characteristically compelling tale of the defection of a Russian billionaire.

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Noir

A master of the sentence sends a P.I. in pursuit of the mysteries lurking in the detective novel. Read more...

April 24: "[The HST] lifted a curtain from our view of the universe, changing it so profoundly that no human can look at the stars in the same way..."

Kenneth Calhoun (Black Moon) and Lysley Tenorio (Monstress) of the Discover Great New Writers program on B-movies, heritage, and finales.

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In the Light of What We Know

Zia Haider Rahman's mystery of a brilliant Bangladeshi mathematician's past barrels through the Ivy League, London high finance, and spy-haunted Afghanistan in a page-turning tale of exile, intrigue and the price of friendship. A Discover Great New Writers selection.

The People's Platform

Once touted as the foundation for tomorrow's digital democracy, the Internet is increasingly ruled by a few corporate giants, while millions of contributors till its fields for free. Astra Taylor looks at why the web has failed to deliver a communitarian cyberscape, and offers a compelling case for restoring its original vision.

A Private Venus

Dubbed "the Italian Simenon," Giorgio Scerbanenco (1911-1969) began his crime-writing career with books set in the USA, but quickly shifted scene closer to home, the city of Milan.  In this adventure, appearing in English for the first time, his underdog hero Dr. Duca Lamberti finds himself in the middle of a seedy, scantily clad criminal racket, where the presence of an outsider could result in death.