The best-selling author David Baldacci on the magical books of his childhood, Encyclopedia Brown, The Three Investigators, and the vital importance of libraries
Martin Edwards, The consultant to the British Library’s Crime Classics series and current President of the Detection Club weighs in on the best of Poirot!
Mike Valerio on ‘the idea of the city as a living, breathing character–capturing the sights, the smells, the bleak glare of the sunlight, the deceptive smoothness of the surface beneath which nothing is as it seems.’
Albert’s Last Shave: True Crime expert Michael Benson on Albert Anastasia
Mark Temple on The Queen of Crime and Her Legacy
by Frances Park For a reluctant traveler, I felt at home in Edinburgh. And by the time the hired car pulled up to the G&V Hotel, I knew the lay of the land. Me, who […]
BY JOAN LEOTTA
Author Sejal Shah shares an essay from her latest collection, This is One Way to Dance.
Special guest authors Charles Todd and Caroline Todd share their library memories!
An essay by Mary A. Hood
MSR sits down with the former CEO of The Strong Museum and author of South of Little Rock, A Novel
Special guest author Lois Lowry kicks off our new column and shares her own library memories!
By Karen Weyant
The squonk is the ugliest animal in Pennsylvania’s hemlock forests.
Described as a round ball of sagging skin and drooping warts, this creature is fully aware of its own ugliness and spends its time hiding and weeping in the deepest woods.
By Celeste Schantz
Ruth Kassinger tells us how Algae created us, plague us, and might just save us!
Creative Nonfiction by Rafe Martin
Hearken: An Essay by M.A. Pelletier
A Book Review by Celeste Schantz