Archive for the ‘News’ Category


Monday, August 10th, 2009

“Sara Paretsky is tough,” writes Marilyn Stasio in the New York Times, “not because she observes the bone-breaker conventions of the private eye genre, but because she doesn’t flinch from examining injustices others find too painful to dig up….Voices like these can ring in your ears for 40 years and more.”

And the Chicago Tribune cries, “Welcome Back, Warshawski,” in a long feature by Pulitzer-prize winner Julia Keller.

The New York Post takes advantage of Hardball’s publication to look at some of the books that Sara Paretsky most cherishes in her personal library.

Chicago Tribune: Chicago’s Literary All-Stars Reflect on Their City

Sunday, August 9th, 2009

In this video shot by the Chicago Tribune, Sara (and three other Chicago writers) share what they think makes Chicago an exceptional place to call home.

Coming in September: Hardball

Saturday, August 8th, 2009

The return of V I Warshawski in a case that takes her deep into the secrets not only of Chicago politics but also of her own family. Click here for more about the book; Click here to read an excerpt.

The Spectator Reviews Writing in an Age of Silence

Sunday, May 27th, 2007

The Spectator loves Writing in an Age of Silence, calling Sara a “fearless freedom fighter.” Read the entire review here.

The Outfit: A Collective of Chicago Crime Writers

Friday, May 11th, 2007

Sara has been blogging regularly with The Outfit, a Collective of Chicago Crime Writers.

America’s Top Sleuths

Wednesday, April 11th, 2007

MSNBC taped Sara for inclusion in a piece they were creating on America’s Top Sleuths, a show about the top ten film and TV detectives from the last 70 years. Viewers voted online to winnow the list down to 25, and then they interviewed a number of different people in the entertainment world. The show, runs periodically on the Sleuth (SLTH) Channel. Find out when it is being shown in your area here.


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