A fresh collection from the creator of Sam Spade and the Thin Man reveals a range that went beyond hard-boiled.
In this Twilight Zone–esque novel, we really are surrounded.
The creator of Harry Bosch and Mickey Haller on jazz, comparing American mystery writers to Scandinavian ones, and how crime novels report from society's front lines.
Musician Tracey Thorn on punk rock, feminism, motherhood, the radical sound of quiet, and her new memoir, Bedsit Disco Queen.
Two new books chart the journey of meat and dairy from farm to table.
A novel approach to judging the best romance of the year.
"The Father of Waters" shaped more than its meandering banks.
President Truman confronted a postwar world in collapse -- and a collapsing home to boot.
A philosophical detective story finds a dream state on the streets of London.
The undercover private eye who took on organized crime in the Wild West.
An ominously mysterious murder in a college town leads a professor into a psychic abyss.
Compassion is the central theme in these essays from the author of State of Wonder and Bel Canto.
Rebellion, innovation, and a taste for brutality were all part of a championship season.
The author of Gulliver's Travels was a wit, a ladies' man, a champion of the oppressed -- and a mystery.
How darkness gathered in a Texas city.
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