Books The House of Silk A Sherlock Holmes Novel by Anthony Horowitz Paperback, 296 pages, Mulholland Books, List Price: $14.99 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleThe House of SilkSubtitleA Sherlock Holmes NovelAuthorAnthony Horowitz Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers Other editions available for purchase: Hardcover, 294 pages, Little Brown & Co, $27.99, published November 1 2011 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleThe House of SilkSubtitleA Sherlock Holmes NovelAuthorAnthony Horowitz Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon iBooks Independent Booksellers Book Summary With approval from the estate of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, a best-selling novelist and Sherlock Holmes expert brings the greatest detective in literary history back to life on Baker Street for the first time since 1930. Genres: Mysteries, Thrillers & Crime Historical Fiction Fiction Also by Anthony Horowitz The Sentence Is Death The Word Is Murder Trigger Mortis Stormbreaker STORMBREAKER See More Books Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about The House of Silk New In Paperback Total Recall Of MTV, Sherlock, Darrell And Regis October 29, 2012 Novelist Matthew Quick finds the funny side of a mental patient's recovery, while Anthony Horowitz reimagines Sherlock Holmes. In nonfiction, comedian Darrell Hammond recounts his traumatic childhood, Regis Philbin tracks his rise to TV greatness, and MTV gets its own history book. Basil Rathbone (right), as Sherlock Holmes, and Nigel Bruce, as Dr. Watson, in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, 1945. AP hide caption toggle caption AP The Week's Best Stories From NPR Books The Enduring Popularity Of Sherlock Holmes December 19, 2011 Sherlock Holmes is 124 years old — and he's never been in such high demand. The iconic detective from 221b Baker Street has inspired films, numerous television series, and now, two new books. The Enduring Popularity Of Sherlock Holmes Listen · 8:20 8:20 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/143954262/143972780" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Review Best Books Of 2011 Sherlockian Mysteries That Will Keep You Tied Up November 28, 2011 Critic Maureen Corrigan selects two of the best new works of fiction and criticism about The Great Detective, and offers recommendations for terrific novels featuring contemporary investigators who carry forward Holmes' trademark method of detection: "an observance of trifles."