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Nine Interesting Facts about Washington Irving

Washington Irving. Who was that man? Find out just a handful of reasons why we should all have his name on our lips. 1. Washington Irving was named after the first official President of the United States of America. Born in 1783 in New York (the city that would loom large […]

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A Short History of Detective Fiction

An introduction to the history of the detective story Since this is a short history of the detective story, it will, inevitably, make some pretty glaring omissions. We’d love to hear from detective fiction aficionados in the comments section below, for any other interesting takes on mystery and detective tales. […]