Soft Covers. Hard Women. A New Series of Pulps to Savor Over Whiskey from a Plastic Bottle.
Lovers of cop dramas might pause to recognize the passing of Evan Hunter, better known as Ed McBain, writer of a zillion crime novels. McBain's 87th Precinct series of books basically invented the police station as dramatic set, and paved the way for Homicide, Law and Order, NYPD Blue, Hill Street B ... More >>
Hidden Prey by John Sandford (Berkley, $7.99) Russian spies running amok in Duluth? Lucas Davenport, independently wealthy homicide investigator, has his silliest crime-solving spree yet in this, the 16th Prey novel by local bestseller Sandford. Actually, it's wrong to suggest that he solves anyth ... More >>
A 14-film retrospective charts the turbulent partnership of Akira Kurosawa and his warrior muse