REVIEW: MASTERMIND by Maria Konnikova

I’ve read all the books, watched all the movies and the TV episodes. My sister and I were even Holmes and Watson one Halloween. I try to apply his logic in my daily life — mostly just for fun. And still I have not been able to determine how Sherlock survived the Reichenbach Fall (a…

WINNER: MEMOIRS OF SHERLOCK HOLMES

And we have a winner!  Terry’s comment was chosen on random.org. Of Sherlock, Terry said: “As to why I love Mr. Holmes, he’s the original, brilliant misanthrope. Before there was Gregory House, almost before there was even Allan Quatermain, there was Sherlock Holmes.” Thanks to everyone who entered and to the folks at Penguin Classics…

REVIEW: SHERLOCK HOLMES (2009)

I grew up on Sherlock, quite literally.  I grabbed my dad’s heavy volumes and looked at the original Strand etchings even before I could read the complicated stories.  And Jeremy Brett IS Sherlock Holmes.  Doyle himself couldn’t have a qualm with that casting.  So I was initially thrilled when I heard of the pairing of Robert…

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