MOST RECENT ARTICLES BY:

Sarah Weinman

  1. bad ideas
    Yes, They Once Tried to Make a Broadway Musical Out of LolitaAnd it was just as misbegotten a project as you’d guess.
  2. the true crime wave
    What Do Forensic Scientists Think of the True-Crime Boom?“Don’t try to put your own spin on it, make it sound fun or sexy. This is science.”
  3. Anthony Bourdain Was a Great Crime Novelist, TooAs his celebrity grew in stature, I kept hoping, foolishly perhaps, that Bourdain might return to his first writing love.
  4. books
    In His First Crime Novel, David Mamet Revives a Vanished Version of His HometownThe author discusses his latest project, his love of James Cain, and his desire to eat dinner with Pancho Barnes.
  5. Sue Grafton Was a Master at Subverting the Detective NovelA true trailblazer of the genre.