Tag Archives: Hercule Poirot


  • On the Shelf

    Fifty Shades of Rage, and Other News



  • Joey Ramone sings John Cage adapting Finnegans Wake. Got that?
  • Paul Muldoon’s eulogy for Seamus Heaney.
  • Fans of the Fifty Shades series are outraged at the casting for the upcoming film adaptations; a petition is circulating and already boasts 7,300 signatures. The producer has taken to Twitter to defend himself.
  • The Agatha Christie estate has granted permission to author Sophie Hannah to write a new Poirot mystery.

  • Bulletin

    Fake Books, Real Books, and YA Austen


  • A first edition of Agatha Christie’s Poirot Investigates, complete with dust jacket, has sold at auction for a record £40,630.
  • The Hairpin redesigns the book club.
  • The classics, repackaged for teens. “We didn’t want to go with a muted approach,” understates the publisher.
  • New Yorkers! Help save village institution Revolution Books.
  • Angelenos! A star-studded Bukowski tribute.
  • Fake books from movies that Flavorwire wishes were real.