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Spring 2023 BSJ

The Spring 2023 BSJ cover

The Spring 2023 Baker Street Journal includes these articles: The Editor’s Gas-Lamp. The Brain or the Appendix: Doctors, Detectives, and Diagnosis by Lakshmi Krishnan. Swindle! Financial Crimes in the Canon by Jonathan Tiemann. The Mythical Mixture of Watson’s Bachelor Days by Dino Argyropoulos. Five Quarter Centuries of Confusion Over the Missing Three-Quarter by Eric Scace. … Continue reading Spring 2023 BSJ

BSJ 2022 Christmas Annual

The BSJ 2022 Christmas Annual cover

“A Lady Ventures into the Sacred Precincts”: Women on the Periphery of the BSI, 1940–1960. By Julie McKuras and Sonia Fetherston. Women have contributed to Sherlockian studies and societies from the beginning. The Baker Street Journal included women authors in more than 90% of its issues from 1946–1960. Yet women often did not receive the … Continue reading BSJ 2022 Christmas Annual

2022 Morley-Montgomery Award

Nicholas Utechin

The winner of the 2022 Morley-Montgomery Award is Nicholas Utechin. His paper, “For Christ’s Sake: An Evaluation of Jay Finley Christ,” appeared in the Summer 2022 issue of the Baker Street Journal. The Morley-Montgomery Award is given each year for the best article to appear in The Baker Street Journal, and comes with a generous … Continue reading 2022 Morley-Montgomery Award

The Haven Horror (“The Retired Colourman”)

The Haven Horror dustjacket cover

The Haven Horror. A Facsimile of the Original Manuscript of “The Adventure of the Retired Colourman” by Arthur Conan Doyle with Annotations and Commentary. Edited, with an Introduction, by Phillip G. Bergem, BSI. Deception and secret romance often lead to murder. In “The Retired Colourman,” Sherlock Holmes traps a vicious yet clever murderer, and entertains … Continue reading The Haven Horror (“The Retired Colourman”)

Stimulating Medicine

Stimulating Medicine dustjacket cover

Stimulating Medicine: More Nerve and Knowledge. Edited by Robert S. Katz, MD, BSI and Andrew L. Solberg, MHS, BSI. Diagnosis, disease, and doctors are an essential part of the Sherlock Holmes stories. A series written by a physician (Conan Doyle), through the eyes of a physician (Watson), and with a detective based on a physician … Continue reading Stimulating Medicine

Register for the 2023 BSI Weekend

Register for the 2023 BSI Weekend

Registration and reservations are now open for the BSI Weekend to be held from Wednesday January 4, 2023 through Sunday January 8, 2023 in New York City. Sherlock Holmes's birthday is celebrated every January in New York City. The Weekend is always fun, filled with formal and informal opportunities for Sherlockians new and old to … Continue reading Register for the 2023 BSI Weekend