Summary: Booked.tv podcasts feature interviews with real crime fiction writers and real crime scene investigators. WWW.BOOKED.TV: Watch webisodes, get podcasts, participate in the forum and join the online book club.
How is odontology used to solve crimes? Odontologists, or forensic dentists, are most often brought in to help identify victims. Dr. Ron Haines talks about his work in the field and demonstrates how to read a bite mark.
James O. Born is a Florida lawman and technical consultant for the crime fiction legend Elmore Leonard, as well as the author of "Walking Money", "Shock Wave", and "Escape Clause" (due for release February 2006). On November 29th, 2005, Booked.tv club members were given a unique opportunity to participate in a live phone conversation with Born, which we captured digitally. Born talked about the humour and realism in his novels, his heroes, what it's like to work undercover, and the Canadian connection. This exclusive conversation is a must-listen - funny, insightful, and a great snapshot of this talented writer.
Peter Robinson is the author of the much-admired Inspector Banks books. In this exclusive podcast, Robinson talks about crime fiction’s place in literature, the challenges of writing a long-running series, and the some of the themes he explores in his novels.
"Memory Book" is Howard Engel's 11th installment in the Benny Cooperman detective series. As a result of a blow to the head, Benny suffers from a condition called "Alexia Sine Agraphia". Engel also suffers from alexia caused by a stroke he suffered in 2001. He can still write but is unable to read. In this exclusive podcast, Engel reveals the similarities he shares with his detective including Benny's - and his own - recovery.