10 Books to Read After Watching 'Mindhunter'

Column by Max Booth III
Books to accompany Netflix's groundbreaking new series from David Fincher.

Book vs. Film: 'The Killer Inside Me'

Column by Christopher Shultz May 8, 2014
Or, a study in nuanced violence vs graphic violence, as executed by Jim Thompson and Michael Winterbottom, respectively.

High Priest of the Godless: A Jim Thompson Primer

Column by Craig Clevenger March 20, 2013
Jim Thompson was a seminal writer of American noir fiction who's finally gaining recognition he's long deserved.

Writing 'The Twenty-Year Death'

Column by Ariel S. Winter August 7, 2012
'The Twenty-Year Death' is told through 3 complete novels, each in the style of a different mystery master: Georges Simenon, Raymond Chandler, & Jim Thompson. Ariel S. Winter tells you how he did it.

The Word You’re Looking For Is Genius—Not Crazy, Genius: The Top 5 Craziest Crime Writers

Column by Keith Rawson January 23, 2012
Who're the craziest crime writers in history? Hell, probably all of them, but here are the top five, at least in one writer's opinion.
eBook Holdouts

Despite Big Gains in 2011, The eBook Age Still Has Some Major Holdouts

News by Rob Hart December 19, 2011
2011 was a big year for eBooks, though there are still some holdouts--we have yet to see eBook editions of classics like 'To Kill A Mockingbird' and 'The Catcher in the Rye'.