Thursday, July 29

Bookish: Crime Times (4#) -

Sarah Weinman has written a piece
about a Swedish predecessor to Stieg Larsson.

The Martin Beck series of detective novels, of which
the most famous is, probably, The Laughing Policeman.

# Jake Kerridge interviews
Icelandic crime novelist Yrsa Sigurdardóttir.

# Eric Banks reviews The Fall of the House of Walworth: A Tale of Murder and Madness in Saratoga's Gilded Age by Geoffrey O'Brien.

# Some notes on writing from
ThrillerFest by Margot Adler at NPR.