"I once asked this literary agent what writing paid the best, and he said, 'ransom notes.'"
—Harry Zimm (Gene Hackman) in Get Shorty, 1995, screenplay by Elmore Leonard and Scott Frank based on Leonard's novel.
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Author Jenny Milchman is a lover of bookstores. She shares her favorite independent shops (and nearby stops) across the US.
Let Us Now Praise Bernard Herrmann (1911-1975)
More mystery from the golden age of broadcasting now known as “old-time radio.”
Henry Chang’s novels about New York police detective Jack Yu have delivered an insider’s view of Chinatowns and the Asian culture.
Chang’s novels have taken us to the inner workings of New York’s Chinatown as well as these neighborhoods across the country.
Chang’s fourth novel Death...
Not every detail makes it into an author profile. Sometimes there isn’t room or things happen after publication.
Take our current issue of Mystery Scene with the profile of Laura Lippman, written by me.
Laura and I had a good interview, filled with lots of details...