January 31, 2012 7:55 PM

A few words with crime novelist Sara Paretsky, V.I. Warshawski’s guardian angel

Times change, and so has V.I. Warshawski — but only a little. Crime novelist Sara Paretsky’s tough, wise-cracking female private investigator is 50 in “Breakdown,” but she’s still not afraid to go toe-to-toe with sleazeballs, and she still looks great in a slinky dress.

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