Controlling crime is a big part of Mayor Emanuel's agenda but Eight Forty-Eight wanted to turn to someone whose job is to create it - on the page that is. Crime writer Sara Paretsky and her fictional detective protagonist, V.I. Warshawski, both call Chicago home.
No city is producing better crime fiction right now than Chicago. I don't want to think too hard about why that is. Gillian Flynn, Kevin Guilfoile, the list goes on. Marcus Sakey may be the most prolific of the bunch, and he's certainly one of the most talented.