BORIS AKUNIN, The Winter Queen

 ANN ARENSBERG, Incubus; Sister Wolf

JANE BARNES, Lolek in Love; Krupskaya

DAVID GRAND, The Disappearing Body; Louise

CHLOE HOOPER, A Child’s Book of True Crime

JONATHAN LETHEM, This Shape We’re In; Motherless Brooklyn

TIM PARKS, Destiny; Mimi’s Ghost; Shear

BUDD SCHUtBERG, The Harder They Fall; What Makes Sammy Run?; On the Waterfront

PAUL WEST, A Fifth of November; The Women of Whitechapel and Jack the Ripper

What is your favorite crime in literature?

BORI AKUNIN: "And when the woman saw chat the tree was good for food and that it was pleasant co the eyes, and a tree to be desired to make one wise, she took of the fruit thereof, and did eat, and gave also unto her husband with her; and he did eat."

ANN ARENSBERG: Murder in a cathedral, a cathedral dose, a vicarage, a rectory, a parish house—any murder in an ecclesiastical setting. Universities are satisfactory settings, too. The presence of a corpse shocking in enclosed societies which repres…