In the wake of human tragedy

Shelf Awareness A Silence of Mockingbirds: The Memoir of a Murder by Karen Spears Zacharias In the era of Nancy Grace, calling for vengeance for the murder of children has become a kind of pornography. But the literary merits of A Silence of Mockingbirds, a memoir by former crime reporter Karen Spears Zacharias, outweigh any prurient [Read More...]

The Ghosts in my closet

I believe in ghosts. I may not believe in them in the same way I believe in God. I don’t pray to them. I don’t seek them. I don’t worship them. And I certainly don’t ask anything of them. Ghosts and I have a mutual understanding — they don’t bother me, and I don’t bother [Read More...]