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Review: 'Bone Canyon' another first-rate police procedural

Jan. 7, 2021 12:17 PM EST

“Bone Canyon,” by Lee Goldberg (Thomas & Mercer) In the wake of wildfires ravaging Southern California hillsides, a Hollywood screenwriter discovers a human skull fragment on the edge of his property. Before long, forensic anthropologist Daniel Brooks’ meticulous search of the area...

British author John le Carre holds a copy of his new book entitled 'Our Kind of Traitor' at a central London bookstore during a book signing event to mark the launch of the novel in London Thursday, Sept. 16, 2010. John le Carre, the spy-turned-novelist whose elegant and intricate narratives defined the Cold War espionage thriller and brought acclaim to a genre critics had once ignored, has died. He was 89, Le Carre’s literary agency, Curtis Brown, said Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020 that he died in Cornwall, southwest England on Saturday. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, file)

John le Carre, who probed murky world of spies, dies at 89

Dec. 13, 2020 6:28 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — John le Carre, the spy-turned-novelist whose elegant and intricate narratives defined the Cold War espionage thriller and brought acclaim to a genre critics had once ignored, has died. He was 89. Le Carre’s literary agency, Curtis Brown, said Sunday he died in Cornwall, southwest...

FILE - This September 1988 file photo shows author Alison Lurie in New York. Pulitzer Prize winning novelist Lurie has died at age 94. Her husband, Edward Hower, says the author died Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020, of natural causes. (AP Photo/David Karp, File)

Alison Lurie, prize winning novelist, dead at 94

Dec. 3, 2020 7:58 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Alison Lurie, the Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist whose satirical and cerebral tales of love and academia included the marital saga “The War Between the Tates” and the comedy of Americans abroad “Foreign Affairs,” died Thursday at age 94. Lurie, a professor...