In this case, Michael himself is the author, having been tapped by the Princeton University Press to contribute to their "Writers on Writers" series with the volume On Conan Doyle: Or, the Whole Art of Storytelling. In it, he takes us through Conan Doyle's life and writings - many of which may not be familiar to the Sherlock Holmes fan - and gives us a perspective on many of them through the Canon.
Burt and Scott had a chance to sit down with Michael at the Players in New York City during the 2012 Baker Street Irregulars Weekend - marking the first time our podcast has been recorded with the two hosts together in the same room.
Rather than give you an Editor's Gas-Lamp in this episode, we asked Michael to read something from his own work.
- On Conan Doyle: Or, the Whole Art of Storytelling (Amazon)
- The Baker Street Journal
- Michael Dirda's content in the Washington Post
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