MOST RECENT ARTICLES BY:

Sarah Weinman

  1. pathology
    Why You Might Not Want to Believe Michael Baden on Jeffrey Epstein’s DeathHis career is one long run of red flags.
  2. crime
    Before, and After, the JoggerSurvivors of the real ‘Central Park Five’ attacker speak for the first time.
  3. bad men
    Quit Using Lolita To Absolve Your Guilt, John HockenberryHe gets Nabokov’s novel all wrong.
  4. bad ideas
    Yes, They Once Tried to Make a Broadway Musical Out of LolitaAnd it was just as misbegotten a project as you’d guess.
  5. book excerpt
    The Last Days of the Real LolitaAn excerpt from Sarah Weinman’s new book tells what happened to Sally Horner after the kidnapping that helped inspire Nabokov’s novel.
  6. the true crime wave
    What Do Forensic Scientists Think of the True-Crime Boom?“Don’t try to put your own spin on it, make it sound fun or sexy. This is science.”
  7. Anthony Bourdain Was a Great Crime Novelist, TooAs his celebrity grew in stature, I kept hoping, foolishly perhaps, that Bourdain might return to his first writing love.
  8. science of us
    Did Drinking Give Me Breast Cancer? I Don’t Know.And neither do you.
  9. books
    In His First Crime Novel, David Mamet Revives a Vanished Version of His HometownThe author discusses his latest project, his love of James Cain, and his desire to eat dinner with Pancho Barnes.
  10. Sue Grafton Was a Master at Subverting the Detective NovelA true trailblazer of the genre.