Monday, January 12, 2009

Ill Wind, Nevada Barr

Third Anna Pigeon, Park Service law enforcement officer currently stationed at the dwellings of an ancient Navaho peoples. Excellent mysteries and educational, too.


Friday, January 9, 2009

A Sleeping Life, Ruth Rendell

Inspector Wexford searches for London identity of a woman found in Sussex wood. Not hard to guess, but a cozy read.


Members of the Tribe: On the Road in Jewish America, Ze'ev Chafets

An Israeli journalist, raised in Detroit, returns to travel the U.S. and learn what American Jewry is really like. Perceptive, instructive and entertaining.


Blue Blood, Edward Conlon

A third-generation cop's memoir. Conlon writes for The New Yorker and his book reads like a 500-page piece from the magazine; i.e., beautifully.