A quartet of Marlowe stories.
A pretty decent novel about uncovering a code in a five-hundred year old novel. Except that the codes used would easily fall to modern code-breaking techniques without the need to solve the puzzles.
A fictional account of the making of a Renaissance tapestry.
An account of Stewart’s time as a civilian administrator in the Coalition Provisional Authority in Iraq.
A former park ranger recounts his time on the American River in Northern California.
A brisk look at the history and future of the West.
A collection of Chandler short stories (non-Marlowe) and an *Atlantic Monthly* essay of his dissing old-fashioned mystery stories.
Jeeves & Wooster dispute over a banjo.
A philosopher argues that religion should be studied as a natural phenomenon.