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Crime & Punishment

Award-winning author Joyce Carol Oates spins unsettling tales of crime and suspense in her short story collection Extenuating Circumstances. In Dwyer Murphy’s An Honest Living, an unwitting private eye gets caught up in a crime of obsession between a reclusive literary superstar and her bookseller husband. And in The Family Chao, three apparently successful brothers draw suspicion following the death of their father in Lan Samantha Chang’s small-town murder mystery featured on Barack Obama’s 2022 Summer Reading List. Join these writers, along with CrimeReads associate editor Olivia Rutigliano, for a discussion of disturbing secrets, hair-raising encounters, and what exactly makes a crime story.

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