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The Murders That Made Us In the News


Reviews, recommendations and profiles of Bob Calhoun and The Murders That Made Us continue to roll in. Here's a roundup of all the recent coverage.


RWC Pulse (Feb. 10, 2022): Bob talks about the enduring interest in true crime with Douglas MacGowan the news site covering Bob's hometown, Redwood City, Calif.


East Bay Times (Nov. 15, 2021): A Q&A on MTMU by Linda Zavoral that appeared in the slick Bookish insert in the Sunday edition of several Bay Area newspapers including the Mercury News (San Jose), the East Bay Times (Oakland), and the Marin Independent Journal with an impressive two-page photo spread by intrepid photojournalist Jane Tyska (see right). Also includes Bob's book recs.


Seattle Book Review (Sept. 2, 2021): Alex Telander recommends MTMU in his Whodunnit Roundup: "After reading this, you might not look at this unique city in the same light."


Waco Tribune-Herald (Aug. 26, 2021): Alysha of the East Waco Library recommends MTMU in the daily newspaper of Waco, Texas: "This is a truly educational history of the true crime that has made the San Francisco area what it is today." Thanks Alysha!


Litseen (Aug. 15, 2021): Evan Karp of Booksmith talks to Bob about finding Bigfoot (we go there) for his "The Write Stuff" series, which includes a video of Bob reading from MTMU on San Bruno Mountain, the scene of the murder that sent Bob on his journey through Bay Area true crime history.


Vallejo Times-Herald (Aug. 6, 2021): Bob made it to the front page of the paper (see left) in this story by Vallejo reporter Katy St. Clair that focuses on Bob's writings on the Zodiac Killer's first victims, Betty Lou Jensen and David Faraday.


CBS SF Bay Area (Aug. 3, 2021): Diligent Dave Pehling pens a detailed Bob Calhoun career retrospective going from his Count Dante and Incredibly Strange Wrestling days through his authorial achievements + an interview with Bob about The Murders That Made Us and the Bay Area's violent history.


Metro Silicon Valley (May 5, 2021): Veteran columnist Gary Sigh talks to Bob about MTMU with a focus on the book's forays into South Bay crimes.




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