Criminal mind

Bill Clinton. Photo: Graham Denholm/Getty Images<br />

What US Presidents read

3 min read . 14 Feb 2015
Photo: Uriel Sinai/Getty Images<br />

A year of many thrills

3 min read . 11 Jan 2014
Agatha Christie’s knowledge of poisons was mostly derived from her stint at a pharmacy. Photo: Hulton Archive/Getty Images<br />

A new Swedish sensation

4 min read . 18 Nov 2013
Israel Zangwill, a popular novelist and playwright in late 19th and early 20th century Britain, wrote an influential locked-room murder mystery. Photo: Topical Press Agency/Getty Images<br />

Unlock the mysteries

3 min read . 18 Oct 2013
J.K. Rowling’s ruse was exposed on Twitter by the friend of the wife of her lawyer. Photo: Ben Pruchnie/Getty Images <br />

What’s in a name?

4 min read . 28 Sep 2013
Thriller writing is gradually coming of age in India. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint<br />

The next heady rush

3 min read . 24 Aug 2013
‘The Name of the Rose’, based on Umberto Eco’s novel, which has Sean Connery in the lead.<br />

The bibliomystery code

4 min read . 20 Jul 2013
The Parsi Tower of Silence, seen here in a photograph from 1955, features promimently in this Sexton Blake mystery. Photo: Alice Schalek/Hulton Archive/Getty Images<br />
Look out for books by Dan Brown and Ashok Banker (below). Photo: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images<br />

Chill with a thriller

1 min read . 18 May 2013
British author Sebastian Faulks managed to turn over a successful James Bond novel in 2008. Photo: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images<br />

Don’t look back in doubt

4 min read . 16 Mar 2013
Fleming’s own intelligence work during World War II inspired the first Bond novel, Casino Royale. Photo: AFP<br />

Secret history

4 min read . 23 Feb 2013
John Travolta and Uma Thurman in Be Cool, adapted from Leonard’s book. Photo: AFP.<br />

Show, don’t tell

4 min read . 01 Feb 2013
James Bond has outlasted his creator, Ian Fleming, by decades<br />

Die another day

2 min read . 21 Dec 2012
Shimla is the setting for Drop Dead. Photo: Sandeep Sahdev/Hindustan Times<br />

New tecs on the block

4 min read . 16 Nov 2012
A still from The Shanghai Gesture. Photo: AFP<br />

Sleepless in Shanghai

5 min read . 26 Oct 2012
Koppel in Shanghai, next to his Petter Lidbeck children’s books. Photo: Zac O’Yeah’<br />

The Hans Koppel mystery

4 min read . 20 Sep 2012
Reality bites:A terror attack outside Delhi’s Israeli embassy in February. Photo: Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images<br />

Summer of crime

4 min read . 05 Sep 2012
<br />Reality bites: A terror attack outside Delhi’s Israeli embassy in February. Photo: Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images<br />

Summer of crime

3 min read . 24 Aug 2012
<br />Local flavour: Hall at a dhaba in his neighbourhood of Nizamuddin (East), Delhi. Photo: Divya Babu/Mint<br />

The case of the Punjabi son-in-law

5 min read . 06 Jul 2012