A daily note on some event in the history of mystery fiction.
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
3/22/1971 Ross Macdonald, cover boy
March 22, 1971. The issue of Newsweek with this cover date featured Ross Macdonald on the cover. The occasion was the publication of The Underground Man, a Lew Archer novel that earned a front page review in the New York Times Book Review from no less than Eudora Welty.