Calling God Into Account
Baldwin's Go Tell It on the Mountain
By Emily Burns Morgan
Gay and black and writing in the 1950s, James Baldwin had plenty to be angry about—one could hardly blame him for sliding into moralizing. But in his fiction, he did not.
Crime Stories With People We Know and Recognize
Laura Lippman Talks About Baltimore, Tess Monaghan, and Points of View
By Alex Behr
"In some ways the novel is much less about 'who done it,' although that information is supplied, than how character is revealed in the aftermath of something horrible. How did everyone behave? What were their impulses?" Laura Lippman talks to Alex Behr about crime writing and the question of character in Lippman's latest Tess Monaghan mystery, Hush Hush.