Friday, December 14, 2012

Louise McReynolds

Louise McReynolds is Professor of History at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is the author of Russia at Play: Leisure Activities at the End of the Tsarist Era, The News under Russia's Old Regime, and Murder Most Russian: True Crime and Punishment in Late Imperial Russia.
What am I reading? The Tourist by Olen Steinhauer. A big fan of both murder and espionage, especially The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and George Smiley, the Times bestseller promised the best of both worlds. I'm about half through it, bored, and doubt that I'll finish it. When the reader doesn't care "whodunit"...
Read more about Murder Most Russian at the Cornell University Press website.

--Marshal Zeringue