The Mystery Gang is back! Alexis Neal, Laurie Norris, and Katie Grubbs discuss the HBO adaptation of Alexander McCall Smith’s bestselling mystery series.

  • Introduction
  • Knowing 
    • Summary and background info on the books and the show
    • Personal experiences and first impressions
  • Reading
    • Is Precious an outsider? Do people underestimate her or dismiss her? Why?
      • Botswana’s only lady detective
      • “Traditional build” 
      • Specialized knowledge or skills
    • What does the show have to say about gender?
      • What men are like
      • What women are like
      • Marriage
  • Passing On


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Episode 162: The Women of Sherlock Holmes (Show Notes | Audio)
Episode 154: How Do You Solve a Problem Like Joss Whedon? (Show Notes | Audio)
Episode 94: Trifles (Show Notes | Audio)
Episode 75: Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries (Show Notes | Audio)
Episode 49: The Feminism of Dorothy Sayers, Pt. 2 (Show Notes | Audio)

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