Enter the world of Sherlock Holmes. It is vast, complex, endlessly fascinating, full of characters, intrigue, twists, turns, amusing, engrossing, and much more. There are thousands and thousands of people on every continent who participate in this Sherlock Holmes world. They are known as Sherlockians and Bootmakers (taking the name from an allusion in the Hounds of the Baskervilles). They attend meetings, dinners, exchange views, write papers, and find many ways to share their obsessions. There are numerous journals and publications devoted to Sherlockian and Doylian topics and matters. Investigating Sherlock Holmes brings together thirty-seven of the Nathan and Goldfarb essays into one intriguing and unusual volume. Here, the reader can explore how two superb legal minds dig deeply into the mystique, the details, the vagaries, and the solved and unsolved mysteries of the Sherlockian world. At once humorous, serious, scholarly, and yet whimsical, these papers and essays will delight everyone.