The estate of Arthur Conan Doyle tried to squeeze an editor into paying for Sherlock Holmes works in the public domain. Now the estate will pay instead after Judge Richard Posner blasted “their extortionate game.”
Sherlock Holmes is one of the most enduring sleuths in the history of fiction. As a character, his logical, observant style can be reinvented for any age. Author Maria Konnikova, who has just penned MasterMind, talks about how to think like Sherlock and why its important.