What Writing About the St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre Taught Me About the Madness of Crowds

A historical fiction author considers a sixteenth century atrocity with too many lessons for the present, and the role of fiction in representing the past.

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Paula Hawkins on Patricia Highsmith's Strangers on a Train, 70 Years Later

What is it about trains? What is it about them that fires the imagination, that suggests to those of a certain disposition...