Michael Dirda

Michael Dirda is a Pulitzer Prize-winning critic and longtime book columnist for the Washington Post. He is the author of four collections of essays, "Readings," "Bound to Please," "Book by Book," and "Classics for Pleasure," as well as the memoir "An Open Book." A lifelong Sherlock Holmes and Conan Doyle fan, he was inducted into The Baker Street Irregulars in 2002.