The North Andover Eagle Tribune wonders why there’s an upsurge of interest in all things Nancy Drew.

Maine Today chats with Linda Greenlaw
, fishing expert turned mystery writer.

The Sacramento Bee talks to John Connolly
about writing a series, the supernatural and the rise of Irish crime fiction.

Clayton Moore’s Mystery Strumpet column
at Bookslut has a distinctly Thai flavor.

The New York Times Book Review is blogging.

A Stephen King novella will start running in Esquire soon.

J. Kingston Pierce has a great piece on the use of trees in book cover design.

Nicholas Basbanes reviews Martin Cruz Smith’s newest Arkady Renko novel for the Los Angeles Times, as does Patrick Anderson for the Washington Post

More reviews: Clea Simon on Donna Leon.

Ruth Jordan has some thought-provoking comments
on the US publication of Val McDermid’s THE GRAVE TATTOO.