Cracking Agatha Christie’s Mysteries

Cracking Agatha Christie’s Mysteries

From The Telegraph: [Agatha Christie’s] whodunit murder mysteries have confounded millions of armchair detectives, leading them through a literary maze of twists and turns before a super sleuth finally unmasks the culprit. … A panel of experts analysed 26 of the...
Shakespeare’s Works Lost Forever?

Shakespeare’s Works Lost Forever?

From the New York Post: April 23 [2016] marks the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare. The world will celebrate him as the greatest writer in the history of the English language. But his lasting fame wasn’t inevitable. It almost did not happen. On...
When Agatha Christie Went Missing

When Agatha Christie Went Missing

From OZY: In her favorite armchair, deep within the confines of her Berkshire home, Mrs. Archibald Christie leaned back and closed her eyes. In spite of the cozy fire, she shivered on the chilly December evening. Mentally, she replayed the whirlwind of events as best...
Lee Child Writes a Jack Reacher Novel

Lee Child Writes a Jack Reacher Novel

Nothing is new under the sun. This is how most writers write. By the seat of our pants. We start with an idea, a scene, a few words, a character … and begin. Some of us are ‘Plotters’, setting down meticulous outlines—scene by scene and chapter by chapter—before...