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Columbine
Columbine
by Dave Cullen
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On April 20, 1999, two boys left an indelible stamp on the American psyche. Their goal was simple: to blow up their school, Oklahoma-City style, and to leave a lasting impression on the world. Their bombs failed, but the ensuing shooting defined a new... (read more)

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Pilgrim's Wilderness: A True Story of Faith and Madness on the Alaska Frontier
Pilgrim's Wilderness: A True Story of Faith and Madness on the Alaska Frontier
by Tom Kizzia
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Into the Wild meets Helter Skelter in this riveting true story of a modern-day homesteading family in the deepest reaches of the Alaskan wilderness — and of the chilling secrets of its maniacal, spellbinding patriarch. When Papa... (read more)

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A Wilderness of Error: The Trials of Jeffrey MacDonald
A Wilderness of Error: The Trials of Jeffrey MacDonald
by Errol Morris
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Academy Awardand#150;winning filmmaker Errol Morris examines one of the most notorious and mysterious murder trials of the twentieth century In this profoundly original meditation on truth and the justice system, Errol Morrisand#151;a former private... (read more)

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The Skeleton Crew: How Amateur Sleuths Are Solving America's Coldest Cases
The Skeleton Crew: How Amateur Sleuths Are Solving America's Coldest Cases
by Deborah Halber
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Solving cold cases from the comfort of your living roomand#8230;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;iandgt;The Skeleton Crewandlt;/iandgt; provides an entree into the gritty and tumultuous world of Sherlock Holmesand#8211;wannabes who race to beat out law... (read more)

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People Who Eat Darkness: The True Story of a Young Woman Who Vanished from the Streets of Tokyo--And the Evil That Swallowed Her Up
People Who Eat Darkness: The True Story of a Young Woman Who Vanished from the Streets of Tokyo--And the Evil That Swallowed Her Up
by Richard Lloyd Parry
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Lucie Blackman—tall, blond, twenty-one years old—stepped out into the vastness of Tokyo in the summer of 2000, and disappeared forever. The following winter, her dismembered remains were found buried in a seaside cave.  Richard... (read more)

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The Last Testament of Bill Bonanno: The Final Secrets of a Life in the Mafia
The Last Testament of Bill Bonanno: The Final Secrets of a Life in the Mafia
by Bill Bonanno
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Born into a powerful mob family, Salvatore “Bill” Bonanno was privy to a private world that existed just outside the law for decades in America—a world ruled by the tenets of loyalty, secrecy, brotherhood, and survival at any cost... (read more)

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The Murder Room: The Heirs of Sherlock Holmes Gather to Solve the World's Most Perplexing Cold Cases
The Murder Room: The Heirs of Sherlock Holmes Gather to Solve the World's Most Perplexing Cold Cases
by Michael Capuzzo
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The Murder Room is an absolutely riveting story about the history of the Vidocq Society, a group of forensic scientists, cops, FBI agents, etc., that come together to solve unsolvable crimes. I'm not usually a fan of true crime, but The Murder Room is... (read more)

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The Man Who Loved Books Too Much: The True Story of a Thief, a Detective, and a World of Literary Obsession
The Man Who Loved Books Too Much: The True Story of a Thief, a Detective, and a World of Literary Obsession
by Allison Hoover Bartlett
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Wow! What a fascinating book about a fascinating man: John Gilkey, professional book thief. Hoover Bartlett seems to have a hard time untangling herself from her story, which gives the book an interesting discordant feel. It is practically impossible to... (read more)

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The Girls of Murder City: Fame, Lust, and the Beautiful Killers Who Inspired Chicago
The Girls of Murder City: Fame, Lust, and the Beautiful Killers Who Inspired Chicago
by Douglas Perry
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The untold true story of the murders that inspired the iconic musical Chicago. With a thrilling, fast-paced narrative, award-winning journalist Douglas Perry vividly captures the sensationalized circus atmosphere that gave rise to the concept of the... (read more)

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Eliot Ness: The Rise and Fall of an American Hero
Eliot Ness: The Rise and Fall of an American Hero
by Douglas Perry
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The true story of Eliot Ness, the legendary lawman who led the Untouchables, took on Al Capone, and saved a city's soul. Eliot Ness is famous for leading the Untouchables against the notorious mobster Al Capone. But it turns out that the legendary... (read more)

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For the Thrill of It: Leopold, Loeb, and the Murder That Shocked Jazz Age Chicago
For the Thrill of It: Leopold, Loeb, and the Murder That Shocked Jazz Age Chicago
by Simon Baatz
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It was a crime that shocked the nation: the brutal murder in Chicago in 1924 of a child by two wealthy college students who killed solely for the thrill of the experience. Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb were intellectuals—too smart, they... (read more)

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Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America's Police Forces
Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America's Police Forces
by Radley Balko
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The last days of colonialism taught Americaand#8217;s revolutionaries that soldiers in the streets bring conflict and tyranny. As a result, our country has generally worked to keep the military out of law enforcement. But according to investigative... (read more)

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Lockdown America: Police and Prisons in the Age of Crisis
Lockdown America: Police and Prisons in the Age of Crisis
by Christian Parenti
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Updated edition of the classic examination of the link between crime and politics.... (read more)

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Honor Thy Father
Honor Thy Father
by Gay Talese
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A classic masterwork newly updated The electrifying true story of the rise and fall of New York's notorious Bonanno crime family On New York's Park Avenue on a rainy Tuesday night in October 1964, the famous Mafia chieftain Joseph Bonanno was kidnapped... (read more)

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Thieves of Book Row: New York's Most Notorious Rare Book Ring and the Man Who Stopped It
Thieves of Book Row: New York's Most Notorious Rare Book Ring and the Man Who Stopped It
by Travis Mcdade
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The New York Police Department is an iconic symbol of one of the worldand#8217;s most famous cities. The blue uniforms of the men and women who serve on the force have long stood for integrity and heroism in the work to serve and protect the cityand#8217;... (read more)

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Kids for Cash: Two Judges, Thousands of Children, and a $2.8 Million Kickback Scheme
Kids for Cash: Two Judges, Thousands of Children, and a $2.8 Million Kickback Scheme
by William Ecenbarger
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When thirteen-year-old Matthew appeared in front of Judge Mark Ciavarella for throwing a piece of steak at his mothers boyfriend, he was sentenced to seven weeks at PA Child Care, a private, for-profit juvenile detention center in northeastern... (read more)

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All Around the Town: The Sequel to the Gangs of New York
All Around the Town: The Sequel to the Gangs of New York
by Herbert Asbury
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Herbert Asbury (1891–1963) was a prolific journalist, editor, newspaperman, and author of The Gangs of New York, The Barbary Coast, The French Quarter, Suckers Progress, The Gangs of Chicago, and other books.... (read more)

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Blood Brotherhoods: A History of Italy's Three Mafias
Blood Brotherhoods: A History of Italy's Three Mafias
by John Dickie
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MAFIA. CAMORRA. NDRANGHETA. The Sicilian mafia, known as Cosa Nostra, is far from being Italys only dangerous criminal fraternity. The country hosts two other major mafias: the camorra from Naples; and, from the poor and isolated region of Calabria, the... (read more)

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Party Monster: A Fabulous But True Tale of Murder in Clubland
Party Monster: A Fabulous But True Tale of Murder in Clubland
by James St James
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When Party Monster was first published, it created a storm of controversy for its startlingly vivid, strikingly fresh, and outrageous depiction of the hedonistic world of the 90s New York City club kids, for whom nothing was too outré—... (read more)

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The Woman Who Wasn't There: The True Story of an Incredible Deception
The Woman Who Wasn't There: The True Story of an Incredible Deception
by Robin Gaby Fisher
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Tania Head’s astonishing account of her experience on September 11, 2001, was a tale of loss and recovery, of courage and sorrow, of horror and inspiration. It transformed her into one of the great victims and heroes of that tragic day. But there... (read more)

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