Elementary Holmes

March 1, 2009
(was 09.25.2005)

Forget the deerstalker cap and the calabash pipe. The real Sherlock Holmes is much hipper than that. One scholar suggests that with his violin, creative spirit, cocaine and costumes, Holmes was the rock star of his day. We'll investigate the elementary Sherlock Holmes, from the new annotated edition - to his wife!

  1. Mitch Cullen on "A Slight Trick of the Mind"

    A 93 year old bee-keeping Sherlock Holmes gets embroiled with the son of a former client in Japan, and forges a relationship with his new housekeeper's son.

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  2. Laurie King on Mary Russell

    Laurie King has written a series of novels featuring Mary Russell, a young woman who becomes Sherlock Holmes' partner and later his wife.

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  3. Leslie Klinger on the New Annotated Holmes

    Leslie Klinger tells Jim Fleming about the new edition of the "New Annotated Sherlock Holmes"

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  4. P.D. James on Crime Writing

    P.D. James created Adam Dalgleish, a detective almost as beloved as Holmes. Steve Paulson spoke with her on the occasion of the publication of her memoir, "Time to Be in Earnest: A Fragment of Autobiography."

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  5. Victoria Laurie on "Abby Cooper, Psychic Eye"

    Anne Strainchamps talks with Victoria Laurie who is a practicing psychic. She's also written a series of mystery novels beginning with "Abby Cooper, Psychic Eye."

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