We did a bunch of year-end lists at Crime Reads (I particularly did the psychological thrillers) but I thought maybe I’d do a more inclusive year-end list, which reflects what I actually read, These are in no particular order, though I’d make a special plea for Snyder’s book, which I don’t feel like it got the publicity it deserves:
Profiling Nathan Ripley/Naben Ruthnum for Crime Reads was a lot of fun.
I made a list of my favorite books about addiction for Crime Reads.
For JSTOR Daily, I wrote a critique of addiction memoirs featuring Leslie Jamison’s The Recovering: Intoxication and its Aftermath.
My first piece for the Los Angeles Review of Books is up today, a long review of Susan Sontag’s diaries and notebooks As Consciousness is Harnessed to Flesh.