After a few hundred words of praise Maslin says:
“What the Dead Know,” like the best books in this tradition, is doubly satisfying. You read it once just to move breathlessly toward the finale. Then you revisit it to marvel at how well Ms. Lippman pulled the wool over your eyes."
Now that's worth celebrating. Congratulations, Laura.
And don't you just love that picture, all dark and sultry? The woman's a class act, through and through.