Jul 27, 2011 — Dennis Lehane returns to a torn character he invented a decade ago, Ruth Rendell visits London's Portobello Road, Karen Russell sets her debut in the Florida swamps, and Anne Fortier explores Romeo and Juliet in a modern love story. Meanwhile, Rosanne Cash reflects on her life and famous family.
Oct 12, 2005 — Mystery writer Ruth Rendell is known both for her more traditional Chief Inspector Reginald Wexford mysteries and for dark psychological thrillers. Her new book, 13 Steps Down, falls into the latter category.
Oct 9, 2005 — 13 Steps Down is the latest of 60 murder and suspense novels written by Ruth Rendell (some using the pseudonym Barbara Vine). She's also Baroness of Babergh, a member of Britain's House of Lords. She tells Debbie Elliott about her writing.
Jul 27, 2011 — NPR coverage of Portobello by Ruth Rendell. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.