Crime Lab

Give It to Galindo
April 2012

Give It to Galindo

A Latino LAPD detective works under the radar to clear a black ex-cop in mid-’50s L.A.

The Way of the Gun
April 2012

The Way of the Gun

The crime-fiction heroes of noir’s most popular writers opine on the steely tools of their trade

Joseph Wambaugh & Michael Connelly: One-on-One
April 2012

Joseph Wambaugh & Michael Connelly: One-on-One

READ the full article on the conversation between the two iconic authors >

Rhythm + Blue
April 2012

Rhythm + Blue

Old friends Joseph Wambaugh and Michael Connelly talk cops, conflict and the eternal mystery that is Los Angeles

Dark Wave
April 2012

Dark Wave

Noir enthusiast Denise Hamilton proves the undertow of surf culture isn't as fun, fun, fun as you’d think

Ten Most Wanted
April 2012

Ten Most Wanted

A year in crime fiction, curated by Mysterious Bookshop maestro Otto Penzler

50+ Mug Shots
April 2012

50+ Mug Shots

A slew of dapper Down Under ne’er-do-wells of the ’20s and ’30s, along with a rundown of their nefarious deeds

Q+LA Elmore Leonard
April 2012

Q+LA Elmore Leonard

The master of snap, crackle and pop crime fiction on hard-boiled masters, the jargon of Justified—and Raylan Givens’ iconic Stetson

Human Touch
September 2011

Human Touch

Following clues in 21st-century forensics means much more than switching on a machine.