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Mystery (genre)

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  • Young-adult books by Fiona Paul, Eric Greitens and others this fall

    YA promises diversity with historical fiction, paranormal romance, murder mysteries and thrillers. -------------------- The Raven Boys By Maggie StiefvaterScholastic, 416 pp.: $18.99, for ages 13 and up The kickoff to "The Raven Cycle," a new four-...
  • Jay Caspian Kang impresses with 'The Dead Do Not Improve'

    -------------------- The Dead Do Not Improve A Novel Jay Caspian Kang Hogarth: 272 pp, $25 -------------------- Jay Caspian Kang's debut novel, "The Dead Do Not Improve," demands to be accepted on its own terms. Moving past the era in which...
  • 'Colin Fischer': A teen detective with Asperger's, and heart

    -------------------- Colin Fischer A Novel Ashley Edward Miller and Zack Stentz Razorbill: 256 pp, $17.99 -------------------- Every high school student could use a friend like Colin Fischer, the protagonist in a new teen mystery novel called, as...
  • Gore Vidal dies at 86; iconoclastic author

    Gore Vidal dies at 86; iconoclastic author
    Gore Vidal was impossible to categorize, which was exactly the way he liked it. The reading public knew him as a literary juggernaut who wrote 25 novels —from the historical "Lincoln" to the satirical "Myra Breckinridge" — and volumes of...
  • Mystery-thriller book review: 'The Crime of Julian Wells'

    Summer might be drawing to a close, but don't worry — there's still plenty of time to squeeze in a few more chills provided by new mysteries and thrillers from Karin Fossum, Tana French and Thomas H. Cook. * An Edgar Allan Poe Award and numerous...
  • Mystery-thriller book review: 'Broken Harbour'

    Summer might be drawing to a close, but don't worry — there's still plenty of time to squeeze in a few more chills provided by new mysteries and thrillers from Karin Fossum, Tana French and Thomas H. Cook. * The Irish seaside enclave that provides...
  • Mystery-thriller book review: 'The Caller'

    Summer might be drawing to a close, but don't worry — there's still plenty of time to squeeze in a few more chills provided by new mysteries and thrillers from Karin Fossum, Tana French and Thomas H. Cook. * Other Scandinavian crime writers may be...
  • Bones found in hunt for King Richard III's remains

     
    Archaeologists digging in central England for the remains of Richard III, the king immortalized as a murderous tyrant by William Shakespeare, have found bones that in many ways match his profile –- literally....
  • Sherlock Holmes: A chameleon character with ‘Elementary’ appeal

     
    GUEST ESSAY Five years ago, I pitched a brilliant idea to an editor I know: a modern take on Sherlock ......
  • ‘Sailor Twain’: Mermaid tale explores murky depths of the heart

     
    Graphic novelist Mark Siegel intertwines themes of obsession, loss and redemption in “Sailor Twain: The Mermaid in the Hudson,” a ......
  • Holiday TV religious programming 2012

     
    From the Pope's Christmas Day message to an airing of the memorable 1977 Jesus of Nazareth miniseries, here is some of the religious programming airing over the next few weeks, throughout the holiday season. All times Eastern. Check back for updates and...