By Candace J. Lewis. From The Baker Street Journal, Vol. 67, No. 4 (Winter 2017), pp. 23 - 28. Two artists illustrated the original publications of “Shoscombe Old Place”: Frederic Dorr Steele for Liberty Magazine in the United States in March 1927 (Figs. 1 and 3), and Frank Wiles in the Strand Magazine one month … Continue reading Illustrating the Gothic: Shoscombe Old Place
By Peggy Perdue. From The Baker Street Journal, Vol. 66, No. 3 (Autumn 2016), pp. 20 - 23. There seems to be a sort of trickle-down effect at work in which some of the surfeit of attention paid to Holmes has been passed on to his creator. Working in the Toronto Public Library’s Arthur Conan … Continue reading Conan Doyle and Houdini: The Afterlife of a Friendship
by Matt Laffey. From The Baker Street Journal, Vol. 64, No. 1 (Spring 2014), pp. 51 – 59. Sherlockians gather in New York every year to celebrate the birth of the world's greatest detective. The BSJ reports on many of the events, including the BSI Dinner. Matt Laffey wrote about the 2014 Birthday Weekend in … Continue reading The 2014 Birthday Weekend
Download and read a free PDF of this full issue of the BSJ! The Winter 2011 Baker Street Journal (PDF). If you like what you see – don't wait! Subscribe to the BSJ today. This file is also part of the eBSJ PDF Archive 1946-2011. The Winter 2011 BSJ includes the following articles: The Editor’s … Continue reading Winter 2011 BSJ – Free PDF
By Ray Betzner. From The Baker Street Journal, Vol. 57, No. 3 (Autumn 2007), pp. 6 - 12. In the early 1930s, when pulps were the guilty pleasures of the American magazine business, Real Detective was just another bedsheet promising sex, sin, and sensationalism for a mere two bits. With a color cover that featured … Continue reading The Wicked Beginnings of a Baker Street Classic!