Posts Tagged: crime novels

“The Book I Said I Would Never Write”: Talking with Karolina Ramqvist


Karolina Ramqvist discusses The White City, her first novel to be translated to English, and the idea of a writer's persona out in the world versus a just being a writer, writing. ...more

Ladies Are Taking Over Crime


Laura Miller opines that male-authored crime novels are a bit too predictable. Instead…

 I’ve found instead that the crime novels I open with the keenest anticipation these days are almost always by women. These are books that trespass the established boundaries of their genre, adding a dash — or more than a dash — of fabulism, or lingering over characters who used to serve as the mere furniture of the old-style hard-boiled fiction.