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Mystery (genre)

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  • Review: "The Troubled Man: A Kurt Wallander Novel" by Henning Mankell

    Review: "The Troubled Man: A Kurt Wallander Novel" by Henning Mankell
    Mother of Mercy, is this the end of Kurt Wallander? Don't worry, the peerless Swedish police detective, the pride of the force in rural Ystad, doesn't get ruthlessly gunned down like Edward G. Robinson's Rico Bandello in "Little Caesar." It's that author...
  • At the crossroads as Robert Johnson centennial nears

    At the crossroads as Robert Johnson centennial nears
    The intersection of DeSoto and State streets here doesn't look like anything special. On the southeast corner of the roads is H Town Custom Wheels. Across DeSoto to the west is Beer & Bud Mart, which faces a Church's Chicken stand. Immediately to the...
  • TNT/TBS 2011-12 TV schedule: 'The Closer' spin-off in works

    TNT/TBS 2011-12 TV schedule: 'The Closer' spin-off in works
    With the final season of "The Closer" approaching TNT announced Wednesday that it will launch a spin-off called "Major Crimes" starring Mary McDonnell as Capt. Raydor, who was often butting heads with Deputy Police Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson (Kyra...
  • Friends Of The Library: Sign changes at Park Avenue branch

    "What happened to the big yellow sign?" people ask when they visit the library in Lions Park. "Does that mean you don't do the passport acceptance service anymore?" The passport service is still offered at the Costa Mesa Donald Dungan Library, 1855...
  • Looking for last year's Blackhawks Stanley Cup-winning puck

    Looking for last year's Blackhawks Stanley Cup-winning puck
    Whether you are a hockey fan, enjoy mysteries and intrigue, or try never to miss a CSI episode, this story has it all. With Thursday’s one-year anniversary of the Blackhawks’ Stanley Cup triumph fast approaching, a question has lingered for...
  • Laughs in translation in David Henry Hwang's shrewd new 'Chinglish'

    At the moment in David Henry Hwang's "Chinglish" when Sino-American business relations develop to the point a Chinese buyer and a U.S. seller find themselves in bed together, you get a sudden flashback to "M. Butterfly." That brilliant 23-year-old drama,...
  • Books & Books at Museum is launching book signings

    The Books & Books store that opened a few months ago at the Museum of Art has brought a much-needed addition to the area. Downtown Fort Lauderdale hasn't had a bookstore since Liberties closed a decade ago. Now Books & Books, an offshoot of the main store...
  • An old case vexes Miami lawyer's return

    'Lassiter' By Paul Levine. Bantam, 304 pages, $25 Paul Levine brings a certain symmetry to "Lassiter," marking the return of Miami Dolphins linebacker turned hard-nosed lawyer Jake Lassiter. Levine's series launched in 1990 with "To Speak for the Dead,"...
  • The Review: Picca

    The Review: Picca
    If you've ever enjoyed a baked potato or an order of French fries, you have Peru to thank. Of course, we all learned in school that the potato came from Peru and that people there enjoy a gazillion different varieties. Anything more about Peruvian...
  • Johns Hopkins professor shares Nobel Prize in physics

    Johns Hopkins professor shares Nobel Prize in physics
    More than anything else, in the wake of the elation and tumult accompanying Tuesday's announcement that he'd won a share of the 2011 Nobel Prize in physics, Johns Hopkins University astrophysicist Adam Riess wants to get back to work. "I really want to...
  • Female adventurer no superwoman

    'The Ninth Day' By Jamie Freveletti. Harper, 416 pages, $9.99 Believability is one of the most important aspects of mysteries. The most brilliant plot, the most evocative setting or the most insightful characters stall if the author doesn't make that...