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Tana French’s murder scenes

Grisly-murder novelist Tana French has an infectious laugh and an easygoing cadence to her voice, something that might surprise you if you've read her novels.
Crime Waves
By CASSANDRA LANDRY  |  July 20, 2012
ShortTake:Unforgivable

Review: Unforgivable

Lucky for André Téchiné that he's so slick with exposition.
Voyeurism and narcissism
By PETER KEOUGH  |  July 20, 2012
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Review: John Brandon's Citrus County

Pre-teen creeps abound in contemporary cinema.
Creeps done well: Anti-social wonderland
By EUGENIA WILLIAMSON  |  September 17, 2010
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Tired sleuth

Has Walter Mosley gone off crime fiction? With the creation of Easy Rawlins in 1990, Mosley perfected the African-American side of the genre — along with a poetic and insightful take on post-war LA up through the 1960s — in 11 consistently solid books, t
Can Walter Mosley kick the crime-novel habit?
By CLEA SIMON  |  March 19, 2010