If you’ve listened to Michael Connelly’s podcast “Murder Book,” you know he has a perfect voice for detective stories: gravelly and flat, like he’s delivering very bad news. In person, though, he’s so
The story deals with themes such as reproductive rights, religion, and gun violence. Just months after blowing audiences away with her performance of Gypsy Rose Blanchard in Hulu’s The Act, Joey King headed
Eight years ago, she delivered her phantasmagorical debut novel, The Night Circus, of which a staggering 3 million copies have been sold. Now, the author returns with a new fantastical fairy-tale for The
Ah, the barmy Booker Prize. Despite its best efforts, each year it always ends up either looking a bit silly or forced to go on the defensive, derided for being out of touch or too populist, for picking
bookmarks.reviews - Lori FeathersLori Feathers is a freelance book critic who lives in Dallas, Texas. She authors the essay series “In Context” for Literary Hub's Book Marks, as well as Words Without Borders‘ regular feature, “Best of the B-Sides.” Lori is a board member of the National Book Critics Circle, and her work appears in various online and print publications. She co-owns Interabang Books in Dallas, where she works as the store’s book buyer.
crimereads.com - Thomas PluckThomas Pluck has slung hash, worked on the docks, trained in martial arts in Japan, and even swept the Guggenheim museum (but not as part of a clever heist). He is the author of the Jay Desmarteaux crime thriller Bad Boy Boogie, which was nominated for an Anthony award, and its sequel Riff Raff, to be released in 2020 from Down & Out Books. His latest book is the story collection Life During Wartime, which includes "Deadbeat," chosen for a Distinguished Mystery Story of 2017 by Louise Penny, and "The Big Snip," chosen for inclusion in The Year's Best Crime & Mystery Stories 2016, edited by Kristine Kathryn Rusch. He posts adorable cat photos and aphorisms of extraordinary wit on Twitter as @thomaspluck
What was the worst year of your life? Psychology researchers from Warwick University have decided after intensive research (a euphemism for searching online) that the people of Britain were at their most