Grace Humiston
Grace Humiston, as illustrated on the front page of the June 24, 1917 edition of the New York Times.

SAGES Fellow Brad Ricca’s book reviewed by The New York Times

The New York Times named SAGES Fellow Brad Ricca’s recent book, Mrs. Sherlock Holmes: The True Story of New York City’s Greatest Female Detective and the 1917 Missing Girl Case That Captivated a Nation, to a list of “true crime books for the beach.”

Ricca’s book details the untold story of Grace Humiston, a detective in the early 1900s, who went on to solve one of the biggest missing-persons cases of her time. Learn more about his book at

Read the review in The New York Times.