Ideology in crime mysteries: dapper detectives vs. working PIs

For many years, detectives came from a variety of occupational backgrounds - but with the large exceptions of industrial workers and farmers - "largely because these people do not have the leisure time to be detectives."


Today in black history: Happy birthday Toni Morrison

On February 18, 1931 author Toni Morrison was born She was the first African-American woman to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature.