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The Woman in White

The Birth of the "Sensation" Novel

Off The Shelf | Posted 11.26.2014 | Books
Off The Shelf

My obsession with Wilkie Collins started, strangely, with The Moonstone. It's often credited with being the first "detective novel," but it isn't. It is considered a classic, but it's boring and poorly plotted.

Photographing the Granddaddy of Detective Fiction

Carolyn Vega | Posted 09.21.2011 | New York
Carolyn Vega

2011-07-22-pullquote.jpgWilkie Collins was one of the major literary celebrities of the Victorian age.

Penguin Re-Releases The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins

Cynthia Ellis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Cynthia Ellis

Reading The Woman in White is not unlike being in a cage surrounded by sharks, if you could somehow eat crème brulee at the same time. It is exquisitely uncomfortable.