detective


V.23 No.10 | 3/6/2014

Book Review

Resistance Is Futile

The Resistance Man

French farmhouses? Fine wines? Erudite mystery? At first blush, this novel seemed right up reviewer Suzanne Buck’s alley. So why was it such a clunker?
V.21 No.27 | 7/5/2012

Idiot Box

Head Case

“Perception” on TNT

TNT is assuring viewers that its new crime-solving series is “unique.” And by “unique,” they mean “more or less identical to every other quirky, offbeat, crazy-but-brilliant amateur detective on TV.” Familiarity, however, isn’t a crime—certainly not on network TV—and it doesn’t take a genius to figure out that “Perception” will score solid ratings for TNT.

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