True Crime

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“The only criticism that fans will have is that Undisclosed Files is not twice or three times as long. One is left wanting more.”

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Seasoned homicide detectives are well aware that high-profile murder cases often attract numerous false confessions.

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“[the book’s] mesmerizing allegations and scandalous conclusions . . .

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“As stories of wrongful convictions go, Adnan’s Story is hands-down a certain winner.”

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". . . brings to life the many characters and truly bizarre and astonishing events."

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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

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William Faulkner famously wrote, “The past is never dead.

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“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.

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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?  

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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?

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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

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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

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In the final minutes of Martin Scorsese's Goodfellas, Henry Hill (Ray Liotta) opens the door to his nondescript suburban home.

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The Accidental Truth is a memoir/true crime story that is both intriguing and frustrating.

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“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. . . .

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“. . . an easily accessible and well-written primer on the history of forensic science.”

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“. . . not just a story of one man, but a fascinating indictment of our judicial system as a whole.”

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“. . . [a] compelling masterpiece . . .”

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“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.”

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“Women Warriors, like the sisters in arms featured in these stories, delivers mightily.”

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“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

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