NPR's Crime in the City Series


Updated Tue, Aug 2, 2011 10:12 am

Morning Edition's series on crime novelists and the cities that inspire them returns this summer, spanning the country from Brattleboro to Seattle and the globe from Moscow to Mexico City. The action begins this week.

Upcoming stories include:
Seattle, WA
Morning Edition; Thursday, August 4
NPR's Martin Kaste introduces an author who's intimately familiar with what was once one of the tougher neighborhoods of Seattle -- writer Lowen Clausen.

Chicago, IL
Morning Edition; Friday, August 5
Chicago private investigator Michael Kelly chases the men who planted a biological weapon in his beloved city in the new book We All Fall Down. Throughout the series by author Michael Harvey, Chicago -- the glistening and the gory -- comes alive for readers. NPR's Cheryl Corley reports.

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