Saturday, October 24

Bookish: Strange Environments (4#) -

Florida Post-Modern, Scandinavian
Detectives, A Fabulist's NYC, and BoucherCon . . .

More Than Wallander: Zack O'Yeah drop in to the Swedish Book Fair in Gothenburg for a look around and discovers that Mystery novels have become almost a cottage industry there.

# An interview with and portrait of Florida writer Padgett Powell who was a student of the late Donald Barthelme by Dan Halpern.

# Paul Constant reviews
Jonathan Lethem's latest novel: Chronic City.

# The Rap Sheet's coverage of
the Bouchercon Mystery Convention.