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Book Review: Frank Tallis’ series about Dr. Max Liebermann

Murders in Vienna Sigmund Freud understood that criminal investigation and psychoanalysis have much in common. Both detectives and analysts look for clues to hidden secrets, plumbing the depths of the human psyche in search of motives. “In the case of the criminal it is a secret which he knows he hides from you,” Freud wrote […]

Book Review: A Darker Domain, by Val McDermid

Book Review: A Darker Domain, by Val McDermid

A Taste of Scottish Mystery Two cold cases resurfaced at the same time, and it’s up to Detective Chief Inspector Karen Pirie and journalist Bel Richmond to get to the bottom of them… Scottish crime writer Val McDermid’s eyes light up as she dives into the narrative, a winding storyline and thickening plot that quickly […]

Book Review: The Reader (Der Vorleser) by Bernhard Schlink

Book Review: The Reader (Der Vorleser) by Bernhard Schlink

The Reader’s Roots The overwhelming, Oscar-promoted success of The Reader (Der Vorleser) came as no real surprise to those who had read Bernhard Schlink’s remarkable novel, either in its German original or in any one of the 39 languages into which it has been translated. Published in 1995, it attained proverbial overnight-acclaim, winning the WELT […]

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