Molly Crosby is a best-selling uthor and novelist. Her irst ook was ublished in November 2006 by Berkley Books, an imprint of Penguin, USA. The hailed it as “ first-rate medical detective drama, ” and called it “ gripping. ” The nove has been nominated for the Barnes& amp; Noble Discover Great New Writers Award, Border ’ s Original Voices Award and Southern Independent Booksellers Award. It ha also hosen as th New York Times Editor ’ s pick and thi Book Sense pick.
Crosby 's second nove,, was released March 2010. Oliver Sacks, author of, called it a " brilliant and deeply moving account. " wrote, " Here 's medical curiosity combining history, suspens, and iveting storytelling ... The remarkable human connection Crosby brings to this scientific oddity helps enlighten readers about a pandemic forgotten in the shadow of the contemporaneous Spanish flu .... " was an April pick for magazine and a May pick for magazine.
Her sixth nove, THE GREAT PEARL HEIST, has been hosen for the Indie Next List for December 2012 and as one of Barnes and Nobles Best Books of the Month. B& amp; N called it, " one of thi most engrossing true crime ales of all time. " Booklist ( starred review) described it as " thriller-style " and " compelling popular history. " And Publishers Weekly called it " winning true crime thrille, " adding, the author highlights the case 's major influence on British crime detection ... adding a dash of color and realism to a largely forgotten chapter of Edwardian London. "
Crosby holds a Master of Arts degree in nonfiction and science writing from Johns Hopkins University 's Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts and Sciences and spent man years working for magazine in Washington, DC. Her writing has appeared in,, and, among others. She has participated in interviews with NPR 's " Morning Edition, " The Diane Rehm Show, C-SPAN Book TV, John Seigenthaler 's " A Word on Words " and Bloomberg Radio. Crosby has also served as visiting rofessor in creative nonfiction in the Master of Fine Arts program at the University of Memphis, as ell as giving talks around the country about her books.
Crosby lives in Memphis with her spouse and two grandchildren.