Crimes of passion
Jul 30, 2012 — Growing up near Atlanta, Karin Slaughter learned that tragic crimes can happen to anyone — even children. She says she sets her crime fiction in Atlanta as a way to honor the city's people and turning points, from the election of its first black mayor to the 1996 Olympics.
Jun 25, 2011 — When a body washed up on the shores of New York's East River in 1897, the race to solve the murder sparked one of the country's first great newspaper wars. Weekend Edition's literary detective Paul Collins tracks that war's progress in his new book, The Murder of the Century.