A Life in Crime

A Q&A with award-winning Swedish crime writer Christoffer Carlsson in which he gives candid advice to new writers and shares insights into his own writing and new book 'October is the Coldest Month', published in English by Scribe.


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Jenny Was a Friend of Mine

After promising young college student Jenny Thompson is murdered, her best friend and secret lover Mae is shattered. In a desperate attempt to unveil the killer, Mae summons the five most likely suspects to her family's cabin in the woods. It's her intention to get a confession, even if it kills them.


Discover the beginning of Italian writer Domenico Starnone's powerful book, that won The Bridge Prize for Best Novel. You'll start with the introductory essay from the translator and Pulitzer Prize-winner Jhumpa Lahiri. We love her description of it as many things: 'a clever whodunit, a comedy of errors, a domestic drama and a...