Ever wonder about the difference between the British and American editions of books? Christopher Fowler writes about it on his blog - maybe more than you really wanted to know, according to some appalled fans in the comment thread.
# Fergus M Bordewich reviews Midnight in Peking by Paul French, a True Crime story which took place in 1937.
# The Bridge: The latest Scandi Mystery TV series on the Beeb - will it be crossing The Pond?
# Michael Isikoff reviews a new book about the Oklahoma City Bombing by Andrew Gumbel and Roger G. Charles at TDB.