Well, calling a book I haven’t seen a slam dunk may be premature. But I couldn’t resist. I mentioned before that Kareem Abdul-Jabbar writes children’s books. Now he’s added to the tales of the Holmes family, writing about Sherlock’s brother Mycroft in a book to come out this year. Apparently, he carried the idea in his head for several years, further demonstrating that writers work all the time, not just when they’re sitting at the keyboard.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to Publish a Novel About Sherlock Holmes’s Brother Mycroft – NYTimes.com