Sex and crime: the centerpieces of some of the most compelling literature the world has ever known. The Bible. Homer. Shakespeare. Tolstoy. They can define us, motivate us, make us tower with rage or quiver with shame. And in the hands of some of today’s great writers, they get us into all sorts of trouble.
With striking black and white drawings by artist/author Jonathan Santlofer, this collection is a true literary gem for fans of great fiction --- whether it’s from the literary mainstream, the world of mystery and suspense, or anything in between. Featuring original pieces from Lee Child, Michael Connelly, Lawrence Block, Laura Lippman, Janice Y.K. Lee, Stephen L. Carter, Jonathan Lethem and many more.