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    For decades after the Swedish PM was assassinated, the future crime novelist waded through a web of conspiracies and extremists.

    October 21, 2019  By Jan Stocklassa

    All the President's Men Was Crime Literature—The Ukraine Scandal Is Something Else

    Presidential scandals and the writing of a mystery classic

    October 21, 2019  By Noah Berlatsky

    An Ancient History of Piracy

    How advances in sea power and changes in climate led to widespread piracy at the edge of the Roman Empire

    October 21, 2019  By David Abulafia

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    From Nina Allan's latest novel, The Dollmaker

    From Andreas Pflüger's latest novel, A Shadow Falls

    From Marco Malvaldi's latest novel, The Measure of a Man

    From Stuart Woods's latest novel, Stealth