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Barrels of Bad Apples: Copaganda in Crime Books

A look at the role of copaganda in crime books and the ways that different authors have challenged these representations of police.

20 Of the Best Mafia Books

A big roundup of the best mafia books across several genres, including young adult and romance, fiction and nonfiction.

Get to Know Nordic Noir With These 10 Novels

Get to know the Nordic Noir genre with these ten chilling novels, including The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson.

5 Crime Novels Where the Crime Is Beside the Point

Maybe it's mood, or debate, or wit--each of these crime novels focuses not so much on the crime, but on other themes and aspects of storytelling.

Legendary Mystery Writer Mary Higgins Clark Has Died at 92

A look at the life and legacy of Mary Higgins Clark, who died on Friday, January 31 at age 92.

United States of a Mystery: Essential Louisiana Crime Fiction

Continue your tour of the United States of mystery in the American South with these essential Louisiana crime fiction books.

United States of a Mystery: Essential Georgia Crime Fiction

Get to know the essential crime fiction of Georgia.

Women Have Always Loved Reading Thrillers—Just Ask the Victorians

Y’all, I’m Getting Pretty Excited About Agora’s Diverse Crime Fiction

United States of a Mystery: Essential Illinois Crime Fiction

Duchess of Detective Fiction Tracy Clark shares some of the best Illinois crime fiction as we continue a national tour of mystery favorites.