Lots o’ links
Jessica Stockton Bagnulo has been running a series of interviews of Brooklyn literary notables and even though I don’t live there, I get the “faux Brooklynite” badge and answer questions about my second-favorite borough.
The Boston Globe’s Johnnie Diaz meets Hank Philippi Ryan, newscaster and newly minted mystery novelist. Also in the Globe, Clea Simon has her say on Jeff Lindsay’s latest adventure featuring his serial killer protagonist Dexter.
Patrick Anderson is most perplexed after reading Jennifer Lee Carrell’s INTERRED WITH HER BONES – an assessment that strikes me as dead-on because the Shakespeare parts were great while the narrative…er, not so much.
Tess Gerritsen chats with the Bangor Daily News about taking risks, writing an historical novel and why she’ll return to Rizzoli & Isles next time out.
Clayton Moore assembles an appealing hodgepodge of books together for his latest Mystery Strumpet column.
Another reason to go to the International Mystery Writers’ Festival in Owensboro, KY next spring: they will stage a rare Agatha Christie play, CHIMNEYS, for the first time in America.
I Love a Mystery has been named “Best Mysterious Place” by Kansas City’s alt-weekly, The Pitch.
Mark Sarvas gets the 20Q treatment from FishbowlLA.
Danuta Kean wishes the outpouring of misery memoirs would be dammed already.
And finally, well no kidding.