The sex, drugs, and murder reading list | Ask a Book Critic
A listener asked for books that are mysterious, intriguing, and may or may not involve a murder. More specifically, books like The Secret History. Vox book critic Constance Grady gives four recommendations this week, including an entire genre. Plus, hear part of last year’s Vox Book Club Zoom event about The Secret History with writer Nicole Cliffe.
If We Were Villains by M. L. Rio
The Likeness by Tana French
Tam Lin by Pamela Dean
Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo
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