De'Shawn Charles Winslow's Decent People; Marianne Wiggins's Properties of Thirst; Lawrence Osborne's On Java Road. Plus how to make a "Half and Half…
Rebecca Makkai's murder mystery; Margot Douaihy's bad-a** nun (and an interview); Sterling Watson's country noir; William Landay's missing mom. Plus a…

January 2023

An LA mystery + Q&A with Jordan Harper. Jane Smiley’s murder mystery. Two gems from Soho Crime. Mocktails for Dampuary.

December 2022

Q&A with Dani Shapiro; Spotswood's Pentecost & Parker; George Simenon binge; end-of-year lists; holiday cocktails, an X-mas playlist, and a whiskey-book…

November 2022

Kevin Wilson; locked-room mysteries (x4); interview w/Lisa Unger; how to drink (rye) whiskey; eco-crimes; and more.

October 2022

Percival Everett, Chloe Gong, David Grann, Joyce Carol Oates, a fall books roundup, and Bad Sisters. Also: a "freezer door" Manhattan.

September 2022

International edition: Marseille, France + Dublin, Ireland + Three Pines, Quebec, Canada. Plus: a couple family-affair guest reviews (wife + in-laws…

August 2022

Patent lawyers in Texas, courtesans in Lahore, and a bunch of "Rogues" - plus an ode to Walter Tevis, the Venetian Spritz, and Maggot Brain

July 2022

Attica Locke, Dorothy B. Hughes, Dennis Lehane, Rebecca Donner, The Bear - and the Aquatonic.

June 2022

Seals & Croft, Dan Fesperman, Julie Clark, The Gellhorn cocktail and more.

May 2022

Don Winslow, Deepa Anappara, Joe Ide, Peng Shepard, Bill Roorbach & more

March 2022

St. Patty's Day edition...