By Lorraine Berry 5 min read
The Sandman is riveting, and like the other Kepler books, is scary as hell. For fans of Nordic Noir, the Kepler books are great additions to the genre.
By Lorraine Berry 8 min read
Authors who contemplated their own end have much to teach us about how to write for the living, even when standing at death's door.
By Signature 16 min read
Browse through the best books hitting shelves October 2017, from Turtles All the Way Down by John Green to We Were Eight Years in Power by Ta-Nehisi Coates.
By Valerie Kalfrin 6 min read
Foreign-set thrillers like 'Child 44' and these other six add the fascination of an unfamiliar society to thrilling stories.
By Colleen Georges 2 min read
As we wait for Wallander's fourth season, based on the books by Henning Mankell, we look back at the origins of this TV adaptation.
By Christine Spines 5 min read
Fox beat out the competition to develop an hour-long drama series based on Leif GW Persson's bestselling crime novels, which is just the latest conquest in Hollywood's hot and heavy love affair with Scandinavian crime fiction. As studios and networks fill their slates with adaptations based on Nordic bestsellers, they're banking that audiences are primed for it. Here's a short primer on the most interesting of Scandinavian crime fiction headed for screens. First up: David Fincher's adaptation of Stieg Larsson's The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo ...