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The lineup : the world's greatest crime writers tell the inside story of their greatest detectives

Shares the stories behind the creations of many of the mystery genre's most popular characters, revealing the inspirations for such examples as Michael Connelly's Harry Bosch and Alexander McCall Smith's Precious Ramotsw...

Private investigations : mystery writers on the secrets, riddles, and wonders of their lives

"In Private Investigations, twenty fan-favorite mystery writers share their first-person stories of grappling with mysteries they've personally encountered, at home and in the world. Caroline Leavitt regales us with a me...

Why be happy when you could be normal? —Winterson, Jeanette, 1959- author.

Memories of the author about her difficult childhood as the adopted daughter of an English mother with strong religious convictions, and her subsequent search for her biological mother.

John le Carré : the biography —Sisman, Adam, author.

An authorized biography of the influential post-World War II writer covers his unconventional youth, service in British intelligence, and struggles to build a literary career.

Inventory of a life mislaid : an unreliable memoir —Warner, Marina, 1946- author.

Marina Warner was born in 1946 to an English father and an Italian mother who had met during the war. In this beautiful memoir, Warner reaches back to their wartime meeting, romance, and the precarious tale of her wilful...

Agatha Christie : a mysterious life —Thompson, Laura, 1964- author.

"It has been one hundred years since Agatha Christie wrote her first novel and created the formidable Hercule Poirot. A brilliant and award winning biographer, Laura Thompson now turns her sharp eye to Agatha Christie. ...

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