Monday, July 23

Browsing Around (6#) -

In artzy-fartzy Vancouver
even their police officers are artzy-fartzy . . .

P.O. Sean Sommerville's Snakes and Ladders is one of several Mystery and Crime novels reviewed this weekend by Margaret Cannon. Creole Belle by James Lee Burke is another in this group.

# Cassandra Landry talks to Irish writer Tana French
about designing mysterious murders at the Boston Phoenix.

# "Precisely what's going on with
Mary Portas and Margate? ... There is no
doubt that Margate's Main Street is depressed."

:: Metro Revitalization ::
English Style with Mary Portas ::

# Matt Dojny has created a great summer read in The Festival of Earthly Delights, according to Carolyn Kellogg at the LAT. Loopy Americans Abroad set in a fictional Southeast Asia country.

# Andrew Anthony reviews
The House of Rumour by Jake Arnott.