Monthly Digest: July 2016

The 24th edition of “Monthly Digests.” What’d you miss in July 2016? A review of L. M. Labat’s debut novel, the search for Count Dracula’s birth certificate and thoughts on a short Serbian vampire film.

Strigoi! Did Arthur Conan Doyle Really Know Bram Stoker?

HOUDINI & DOYLE: L-R: Stephen Mangan, Rebecca Liddiard, Michael Weston and Paul Ritter in the “Strigoi” episode of HOUDINI & DOYLE airing Monday, June 20 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. Cr: FOX / FOX. © 2016 FOX Broadcasting Co.

The author of “Dracula” made an appearance on history-bending TV show, “Houdini & Doyle.” Did the two famous writers really know each other?