“[the book’s] mesmerizing allegations and scandalous conclusions . . .
“As stories of wrongful convictions go, Adnan’s Story is hands-down a certain winner.”
". . . brings to life the many characters and truly bizarre and astonishing events."
It is hard to wrap one’s mind around a thirteen-year-old child in Victorian England killing his mother, and yet in Kate Summerscale’s book The Wicked Boy: The Mystery of a Victorian Child Murde
William Faulkner famously wrote, “The past is never dead.
“a fast read about a ghastly situation and its effects on myriad people.”
The Red Parts by Maggie Nelson is a republication of her original work from 2007.
Serial killers mesmerize the public on many levels. Why did they do it? How did they do it? If they’ve not been apprehended, how did they escape detection?
The American criminal justice system has long wrestled with evolving societal and scientific understandings about how best to deal with crime and criminals. Should we punish or rehabilitate?
Long before Etan Patz disappeared on his way to school in SoHo, and long before parents suspected the worst might happen to their children at any moment, an 11-year-old boy was kidnapped and murder
Did you know that more drugs come into the U.S. every year over the Canadian border than the Mexican border?
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John Willis made an accidental connection with a Chinese gangster, helping the man named Woping Joe after a bar fight, and only months later they reconnect when John calls the number on the busines
In the final minutes of Martin Scorsese's Goodfellas, Henry Hill (Ray Liotta) opens the door to his nondescript suburban home.
The Accidental Truth is a memoir/true crime story that is both intriguing and frustrating.
“The author pulls no punches or keeps any secrets. 400 Things delves into topics not normally on most people’s minds, but at some point things they may have wondered about. . . .
“. . . an easily accessible and well-written primer on the history of forensic science.”
“. . . not just a story of one man, but a fascinating indictment of our judicial system as a whole.”
“. . . [a] compelling masterpiece . . .”
“Life After Murder: Five Men in Search of Redemption is an important book for all of us—if only we could allow the mythology of prisoners to be dispelled.”
“Women Warriors, like the sisters in arms featured in these stories, delivers mightily.”
“In combining—as the authors admit that they do—the scholarly with the gossipy in one slim volume, the resultant work is an uncomfortable blend of loose, anecdotal history and academic text
“A young boy with a brain injury has not only found a purpose in his life, but he is also able to help others in the process. . . . Mr.
“Vera Atkins—whose list of aliases goes on for a full paragraph—was the most successful agent of World War II.
“. . . riveting from start to finish. . . .
“Darkmarket is a lively account of how credit card crime is organized on the Internet and an engaging portrayal of some of the characters who are involved.