Leslie Klinger

Leslie Klinger


Leslie S. Klinger is the New York Times-bestselling editor of the Edgar-winning The New Annotated Sherlock Holmes, The New Annotated Dracula, and most recently, the Bram Stoker Award-nominated The New Annotated H. P. Lovecraft for Liveright/W. W. Norton. He also edited In the Shadow of Edgar Allan Poe (Pegasus Books), as well as the Bram Stoker award-nominated Annotated Sandman (Vertigo/DC Entertainment).

Klinger also co-edited, with Laurie R. King, the anthologies A Study in Sherlock (Random House), the Anthony-winning In the Company of Sherlock Holmes , and Echoes of Sherlock Holmes (Pegasus Books). His New Annotated Frankenstein will be published by Liveright in July 2017 and his Watchmen: Annotated Edition will be published by DC Entertainment in November 2017. Klinger formerly served as the SoCal Chapter president and on the national board of the Mystery Writers of America and is the treasurer of the Horror Writers Association. He practices tax, estate planning and business law in Los Angeles, where he lives with his wife, dog and two cats.



Past Shows:

  • Egyptology / Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

    Writer Ann Williams discussed some of the treasures and lore of the ancient Egyptian dynasties. Followed by author Leslie S. Klinger on the inside story of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.More »
  • HP Lovecraft's Horror

    Leslie Klinger discussed the life and works of horror writer HP Lovecraft. First hour guest, Adrian Zink, revealed the hidden history of Kansas.More »
  • Nostradamus and Eco Disaster/ Classic Horror and Suspense

    John Hogue discussed eco-disasters and the predictions of Nostradamus.Leslie S. Klinger and Lisa Morton talked about ghost stories and classic horror.More »
  • 2018 & Prophecy/ 200th Anniversary of Frankenstein

    John Hogue returned with prophecy updates and what he sees for 2018. Followed by Leslie S. Klinger on the influential book Frankenstein.More »
  • Wrongful Convictions/ Final Words

    Laura Caldwell and Leslie S. Klinger spoke about cases of wrongful conviction. Linguist Lisa Smartt shared details of the dying's final words.More »
  • Influence of Edgar Allan Poe/ Open Lines

    In the first half of the show, long-time scholar, Leslie S. Klinger, discussed his latest project which showcases the work of authors who were inspired by the masterful tales of terror penned by Edgar Allan Poe. Followed by Open Lines.More »
  • Lovecraft & Sherlock Holmes

    In the latter half of the show, long-time scholar Leslie S. Klinger discussed his latest project on the work of New England poet and author H.P. Lovecraft, who is increasingly being recognized as a foundation for American science fiction and horror genres. First hour guest,...More »
  • Dracula & Sherlock Holmes

    Ian was joined by writer Leslie Klinger, one of the world's foremost experts on two major literary icons of the Victorian period, Dracula and Sherlock Holmes. Klinger touched on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's famous detective, particularly noting Holmes' habitual use of drugs...More »

Last Night

Conflict Zones / Flying Saucer History
Conflict Zones / Flying Saucer History
Adventurer and author Robert Young Pelton reflected on various conflict zones and the state of terrorism. Followed by researcher Chris Aubeck on the history of flying saucers.


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