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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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Kitty Genovese: The Murder, the Bystanders, the Crime That Changed America
Kitty Genovese: The Murder, the Bystanders, the Crime That Changed America
by Kevin Cook
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What happened to Catherine “Kitty” Genovese? Slain on her front stoop in New York City just before the 1964 World’s Fair—a murder the New York Times called “a frozen moment of dramatic, disturbing societal change”... (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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Labyrinth: A Detective Investigates the Murders of Tupac Shakur and Notorious B.I.G., the Implication of Death Row Records' Suge Knight, and the Origins of the Los Angeles Police Scandal
Labyrinth: A Detective Investigates the Murders of Tupac Shakur and Notorious B.I.G., the Implication of Death Row Records' Suge Knight, and the Origins of the Los Angeles Police Scandal
by Randall Sullivan
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Who killed Tupac and Biggie? Randall Sullivan has the answer in this compelling true tale of political corruption and gangsta rap. Labyrinth follows Detective Russell Poole as he uncovers the dark morass within the LAPD and its connection to the death of... (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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She Left Me the Gun: My Mother's Life Before Me
She Left Me the Gun: My Mother's Life Before Me
by Emma Brockes
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"One of those memoirs that remind you why you liked memoirs in the first place... It has the density of a very good novel... As you do with the best writers, you feel lucky to be in Ms. Brockesand#8217;s company." --Dwight Garner, The New York Times A... (read more)

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Popular Crime: Reflections on the Celebration of Violence
Popular Crime: Reflections on the Celebration of Violence
by Bill James
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The man who revolutionized the way we think about baseball examines our cultural obsession with murder—delivering a unique, engrossing, brilliant history of tabloid crime in America. Celebrated writer and contrarian Bill James has voraciously... (read more)

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Irrefutable Evidence: A History of Forensic Science
Irrefutable Evidence: A History of Forensic Science
by Michael Kurland
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The rise of scientific thinking in finding, catching, and convicting criminals and, just as important, freeing the innocent has transformed society's assault on crime. Before scientific detective work, early attempts to maintain public safety relied on... (read more)

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Desert Reckoning: A Town Sheriff, a Mojave Hermit, and the Biggest Manhunt in Modern California History
Desert Reckoning: A Town Sheriff, a Mojave Hermit, and the Biggest Manhunt in Modern California History
by Deanne Stillman
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North of Los Angeles — the studios, the beaches, Rodeo Drive — lies a sparsely populated region that comprises fully one half of Los Angeles County. Sprawling across 2200 miles, this shadow side of Los Angeles is in the high Mojave Desert... (read more)

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The Birthday Party: A Memoir of Survival
The Birthday Party: A Memoir of Survival
by Stanley N. Alpert
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On January 21, 1998, the night before his thirty-eighth birthday, federal prosecutor Stanley N. Alpert was kidnapped off the streets of Manhattan by a car full of gun-toting thugs looking to use his ATM card. He ended up blindfolded in a Brooklyn... (read more)

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Detecting Forgery: Forensic Investigation of Documents
Detecting Forgery: Forensic Investigation of Documents
by Joe Nickell
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Joe Nickell's Detecting Forgery guides the reader through the process of sniffing out fake documents. The book begins by explaining the evolution of handwriting and moves on to cover topics as varied as spectral analysis and the use of microscopes and... (read more)

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Outlaws: One Man's Rise Through the Savage World of Renegade Bikers, Hell's Angels and Global Crime
Outlaws: One Man's Rise Through the Savage World of Renegade Bikers, Hell's Angels and Global Crime
by Tony Thompson
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The shocking inside story of life in a biker gang, from one of Britains top true-crime writers As a member of the international motorcycle club known as the Pagans, Daniel “Snake Dog” Boone had a ringside seat to some of the most violent... (read more)

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The Serial Killer Whisperer: How One Man's Tragedy Helped Unlock the Deadliest Secrets of the World's Most Terrifying Killers
The Serial Killer Whisperer: How One Man's Tragedy Helped Unlock the Deadliest Secrets of the World's Most Terrifying Killers
by Pete Earley
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Fifteen-year-old Tony Ciaglia had everything a teenager could want until he suffered a horrific head injury at summer camp. When he emerged from a coma, his right side was paralyzed, he had to relearn how to walk and talk, and he needed countless pills... (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 Savage City: Race, Murder, and a Generation on the Edge
The Savage City: Race, Murder, and a Generation on the Edge
by T J English
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A finalist for the Edgar Award for Best Fact Crime On August 28, 1963—the day Martin Luther King Jr. declared "I have a dream" on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial—two young white women were murdered in their Manhattan apartment. The... (read more)

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True Crime: An American Anthology
True Crime: An American Anthology
by Harold Schechter
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Americans have had an uneasy fascination with crime since the earliest European settlements in the New World, and right from the start true crime writing became a dominant genre in American writing. True Crime: An American Anthology offers the first... (read more)

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A Wild Justice: The Death and Resurrection of Capital Punishment in America
A Wild Justice: The Death and Resurrection of Capital Punishment in America
by Evan J Mandery
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For two hundred years, the constitutionality of capital punishment had been axiomatic. But in 1962, Justice Arthur Goldberg and his clerk Alan Dershowitz dared to suggest otherwise, launching an underfunded band of civil rights attorneys on a quixotic... (read more)

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Killer Dads: The Twisted Drives That Compel Fathers to Murder Their Own Kids
Killer Dads: The Twisted Drives That Compel Fathers to Murder Their Own Kids
by Mary Papenfuss
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No crime is as horrific, as mesmerizingly perplexing, as a child's murder at the hands of a parent. In most cases, the perpetrator is the father. A veteran journalist explores five examples of "family annihilators" in this troubling snapshot of American... (read more)

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Alcatraz: History and Design of a Landmark
Alcatraz: History and Design of a Landmark
by Donald Macdonald
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Shrouded in mystery and rich with history, Alcatraz draws over a million visitors each year. This enlightening volume provides the first complete history of Alcatraz told through its architecture. In friendly illustrations and accessible text, authors... (read more)

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Beyond the Body Farm: A Legendary Bone Detective Explores Murders, Mysteries, and the Revolution in Forensic Science
Beyond the Body Farm: A Legendary Bone Detective Explores Murders, Mysteries, and the Revolution in Forensic Science
by Bill Bass
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A pioneer in forensic anthropology, Dr. Bill Bass created the world's first laboratory dedicated to the study of human decomposition—three acres on a hillside in Tennessee where human bodies are left to the elements. His research has... (read more)

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