Nancy Drew and the Case of the Politically Incorrect Children’s Books
The young sleuth’s early mysteries were racist and anti-Semitic. Can problematic vintage texts still be valuable for kids?
· December 18, 2013
Stranger Than Pulp Fiction
Crime writer Ed Lacy died 45 years ago. Few knew he was also a
contributor and communist darling.
· January 7, 2013
Bond. Jew Bond.
Jerome Charyn’s crowd-pleasing new mystery novel exiles his larger-than-life hero Isaac Sidel to Texas
· October 24, 2012
A case for Walter Mosley’s inclusion in the American Jewish literary canon
· April 14, 2010
In Her Own Backyard
Sara Paretsky on her latest leap from crime fiction and what her famous heroine has in common with I.B. Singer
· January 22, 2008
Our Man in Bethlehem
Matt Beynon Rees creates a new kind of sleuth
· March 13, 2007