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For $1.4 Million, You Can Buy James Ellroy's House (Books Not Included)

Here’s the just the place to pen your first/next noir masterpiece: James Ellroy’s Hollywood Hills home. The author of L.A. Confidential and The Black Dahlia is selling his three-bedroom 1920s abode for just under $1.4 million. Not included: multiple bookshelves filled with his own works. » 6/23/15 4:00pm 6/23/15 4:00pm

Beyond Manson: A Celebration Of Another Bugliosi True-Crime Page-Turner

Everybody remembers that famed Manson Family prosecutor Vincent Bugliosi, who passed away this week at the age of 80, wrote Helter Skelter. But Bugliosi was a prolific author whose other volumes are well worth picking up — especially true-crime murder mystery And the Sea Will Tell. » 6/12/15 4:20pm 6/12/15 4:20pm

The Charles Dickens Cinematic Universe Begins in New BBC TV Series

It is a good day to be English literature nerds! Because the BBC is currently filming Dickensian, a 20-episode TV series where all of Charles Dickens’ characters essentially live together in Victorian London, including Oliver Twist, Fagin, Ebeneezer Scrooge, Miss Havisham from Great Expectations, and more. » 6/01/15 1:45pm 6/01/15 1:45pm

This Action-Packed Book About A Female Ghostbuster Will Blow Your Mind

In Molly Tanzer’s excellent debut novel Vermilion, Elouise ‘Lou’ Merriweather works the dead of San Francisco: she’s a psychopomp, helping souls find eternal rest. When Chinese immigrants begin vanishing, she sets off to discover what happened to them, only to discover a larger plot that places her in mortal peril. » 5/31/15 12:45pm 5/31/15 12:45pm