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Book Review: 'Soul Circus' and 'The Dogs of Riga'

Book critic Maureen Corrigan reviews two new mysteries: Soul Circus by George P. Pelecanos (Little, Brown), and The Dogs of Riga by Henning Mankell (The new Press).

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Maureen Corrigan, book critic for NPR's Fresh Air, is The Nicky and Jamie Grant Distinguished Professor of the Practice in Literary Criticism at Georgetown University. She is an associate editor of and contributor to Mystery and Suspense Writers (Scribner) and the winner of the 1999 Edgar Award for Criticism, presented by the Mystery Writers of America. In 2019, Corrigan was awarded the Nona Balakian Citation for Excellence in Reviewing by the National Book Critics Circle.