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  • New troupe In the Wings needs actors for Agatha Christie’s “Mousetrap”

     
    A new theater troupe in Orlando, In the Wings Productions, has picked an old classic for its first production: Agatha Christie's “The Mousetrap,” which is the longest-running play in theater history. (The London production has run since 1952...
  • Best Literary Detectives

     
    Jack Reacher, fictional creation of author Lee Child, doesn’t exactly qualify as a detective. He’s an ex-Army drifter who always seems to find himself in the middle of trouble. But he is a former Military Police major who solves mysteries........
  • Carmageddon reading list: 19 books about the joys and terrors of transportation

     
    Carmaggedon: your 19-book reading list. Hope it's enough to keep you busy while stuck in traffic....
  • Auditions: ‘A Murder Is Announced’ from Shoestring Theatre

     
    Here's an announcement for auditions for Agatha Christie's “A Murder Is Announced,” at Shoestring Theatre in Lake Helen. An announcement in the local paper states the time and place of a murder to occur in Miss Blacklock’s Victorian...
  • In this Sunday's Times: Getting to know Don DeLillo

     
    Unfamiliar with the works of Don DeLillo? For a primer of sorts, says David L. Ulin in a review featured in this Sunday's books coverage, you might turn to the collection "The Angel Esmeralda: Nine Stories." This short story collection,......
  • Rush Limbaugh: Congratulations, you’re part of mainstream media

     
    "Mainstream media" usually refers to some perceived liberal bias in the media. But newspapers, magazines and other organizations are busy these days trying to survive, like characters in a Christie thriller. We'll look to any outlet: Facebook, Twitter,...
  • Scotland Yard may move its famous headquarters

     
    Scotland Yard, one of the world's most famous police forces, unveiled plans Tuesday to move from its iconic headquarters in central London to a smaller building around the corner. The Yard, also known as the Metropolitan Police Service, has proposed the...
  • Cruising, Agatha Christie style

    Cruising, Agatha Christie style
    Lots of people die ironically nasty deaths in the bucolic English countryside, at least in the popular British TV series "Midsomer Murders" and in many of the much-loved 80-plus mystery novels of Dame Agatha Christie. We know because we're addicted to...
  • British TV cops are a tormented lot

    British TV cops are a tormented lot
    Channel-surf almost any night of the week in Britain and chances are you'll come across a gruesome crime drama featuring a dark and tortured soul whose brutal, morally repellent deeds make you recoil in horror. And that's just the detective. The...
  • 'The City & The City' by China Miéville

    'The City  &   The City' by China Miéville
    If Philip K. Dick and Raymond Chandler's love child were raised by Franz Kafka, the writing that emerged might resemble China Miéville's new novel, "The City & the City." Miéville is one of our most talented fabulists, and his work roams boldly across...
  • The race to the finish line

    The race to the finish line
    In the mystery world, Lawrence Block needs no introduction. His Matthew Scudder novels, at their best, illuminate one man's journey away from the bottle toward redemption by helping others in their worst hours. The Bernie Rhodenbarr series is written with...