“a refreshing read that will most certainly enthrall true crime enthusiasts and those interested in the history of modern law enforcement . . .”
Charles “Sonny” Liston, former heavyweight champion turned drug dealer, was found dead in his Las Vegas home on January 5, 1971.
For those who enjoy reading a well-told tale of historical nonfiction, this could be that story. But be forewarned that it comes with at least two caveats to be explained below.
The emergence of the comic book to a more mature graphic novel can easily be equated to a butterfly rising from a cocoon.
In February 2005, 14-year-old Mary (not her real name) was a naïve and impressionable teenager. She desperately sought out attention and wanted to make a good first impression.
“The only criticism that fans will have is that Undisclosed Files is not twice or three times as long. One is left wanting more.”
Seasoned homicide detectives are well aware that high-profile murder cases often attract numerous false confessions.
“[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?
No spoiler alert here.
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 . . .”