It's always fun to have an author on our show, and even more so when the author has written a book that has gotten many popular reviews lately. Graham Moore was inspired to write The Sherlockian after discovering the character in his childhood and discovering that the people who admire him are an interesting lot.
Burt and Scott go inside the mind of the author to discern his intent, determine the origin of the fascination with Doyle, Holmes and Sherlockians, discuss inaccuracies (were they intentional or not?), and find out just what it's like - in his own words - for a 28 year-old to write a novel for the first time - a daunting task, regardless of one's age.
We take a bit of a departure with our tradition of reading the Editor's Gas-Lamp this time - tune in to hear where we took our inspiration from and how we share it with you.
- The Sherlockian on Amazon.com
- Reviews of The Sherlockian from the Los Angeles Times, A.V. Club, the New York Times.
- Episode 08: To Keep the Memory Green
- Episode 13: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle - A Life in Letters
- The Copper Beeches by Arthur Lewis
- The Case of the Baker Street Irregulars by Antony Boucher
Many more links, articles and images are available in our Flipboard magazine at bit.ly/FlipSherlock (NEW and improved on the web!) and Scoop.it page, as well as on the The Sherlock Holmes Community on Google+ (still growing, now at over 2,300 members), as well as through our accounts on Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr.
Please subscribe to us on iTunes, Soundcloud, Stitcher or Spreaker and be kind enough to leave a rating or review for the show. And please tell a friend about us, in any fashion you feel comfortable.
Your thoughts on the show? Leave a comment below, send us an email (ihearofsherlock AT gmail DOT com), call us at (774) 221-READ (7323).