Tag: Crime Fiction

2018 Crime Fiction, Booze and Music

A Christmas roundup of crime fiction, booze and music. BOOKS.  A little late for Christmas, but why give them away?  Read them yourself. From The...

Red Harvest: Crime Fiction and Gospel Conviction

Pop culture and theology mix fruitfully in pulp-crime fiction. Here’s a four-part course from 2012: Red Harvest: Crime Fiction and Gospel Conviction          . Here’s the blurb...

John D. MacDonald and King Saul

We worked John D. MacDonald’s private eye, Travis McGee, into this discussion of King Saul and the young David:  Spare the King and Seize the...

Why’d He Do It?

Here’s a note from Professor Ellen Podgor about an article on Sentencing the Why of White Collar Crime by Todd Haugh (Illinois Institute of Technology...

Browning: “the poet, not the automatic”

Does reading literary fiction really increase your social intelligence?  Here: I Know How You’re Feeling, I Read Chekhov Maybe.  But what about crime fiction?  ...