The young sleuth’s early mysteries were racist and anti-Semitic. Can problematic vintage texts still be valuable for kids?
Crime writer Ed Lacy died 45 years ago. Few knew he was also a New Yorker contributor and communist darling.
Jerome Charyn’s crowd-pleasing new mystery novel exiles his larger-than-life hero Isaac Sidel to Texas
A case for Walter Mosley’s inclusion in the American Jewish literary canon
Sara Paretsky on her latest leap from crime fiction and what her famous heroine has in common with I.B. Singer
Matt Beynon Rees creates a new kind of sleuth