“Crime in the City” on NPR’s Morning Edition
NPR’s Morning Edition series on crime novelists and the cities that inspire them returns, spanning the country from Brattleboro to Seattle and the globe from Moscow to Mexico City. The action begins the week of Monday, August 1.
Monday, August 1: Brattleboro, VT NPR’s Neda Ulaby (pictured) meets up with writer and cop Archer Mayor in Brattleboro, Vermont. Mayor is the author of an acclaimed series of police novels featuring Brattleboro police detective Joe Gunther.
Tuesday, August 2: Washington, DC NPR’s Elizabeth Blair takes on Washington, DC with novelist and screenwriter George Pelecanos, author of the series featuring Private Detective Derek Strange.
Wednesday, August 3: No program scheduled
Thursday, August 4: Seattle, WA NPR’s Martin Kaste introduces an author who's intimately familiar with what was once one of the tougher neighborhoods of Seattle -- writer Lowen Clausen.
Friday, August 5: Chicago, IL Chicago private investigator Michael Kelly chases the men who planted a biological weapon in his beloved city in the new book We All Fall Down. Throughout the series by author Michael Harvey, Chicago -- the glistening and the gory -- comes alive for readers. NPR's Cheryl Corley reports.
The series continues in August.
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