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  • 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...
  • The Mystery Writers of America announce Edgar Awards nominees

     
    The Mystery Writers of America announces its 2011 Edgar Awards....
  • Recalling a Friend and a Great Librarian

     
    his is Elizabeth C. Franklin or Miss Franklin to those of us who worked for her. It wasn't until she loaned me her precious Film Index of 1941 with her name written inside that I learned she had once been......
  • Movie Review: Sanctum

     
    Beautifully back-lit bodies are suspended in water and suspended from the 3D screen in “Sanctum,” the new trapped-in-a-cave thriller that James Cameron produced as a way of showing off his love of all things underwater. It's a solid, old-...
  • '30 Rock' recap: A graceful transition into spinsterhood

     
    Dear readers, I'd like to begin this week's recap on a serious note. We all laugh at "30 Rock," but spinsterhood is no laughing matter. Should you or someone you love feel that you're sprialing downward into spinsterhood, there are......
  • 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...