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Cosa Nostra: An Illustrated History of the Mafia
Cosa Nostra: An Illustrated History of the Mafia
by Massimo Picozzi
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This is the story of the Cosa Nostra: from its origins in Sicily in 1863, through the great wave of Italian immigration to America, to prohibition and the formation of the first mafia families, and to the harsh realities of fascism and the postwar years... (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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Restless Souls: The Sharon Tate Family's Account of Stardom, the Manson Murders, and a Crusade for Justice
Restless Souls: The Sharon Tate Family's Account of Stardom, the Manson Murders, and a Crusade for Justice
by Alisa Statman
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The revealing, emotionally raw account of the aftermath of one of America's most infamous crimes Sharon Tate was a promising young actress, a Golden Globe nominee for her work in Valley of the Dolls, and the beautiful wife of Roman Polanski. On August 9,... (read more)

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Strange Piece of Paradise
Strange Piece of Paradise
by Terri Jentz
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In the summer of 1977, Terri Jentz and her Yale roommate took a cross-country bike trip. As they lay sleeping in the central Oregon desert, a man in a pickup truck deliberately ran over their tent and proceeded to attack them with an axe. The horrific... (read more)

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The Inventor and the Tycoon: A Gilded Age Murder and the Birth of Moving Pictures
The Inventor and the Tycoon: A Gilded Age Murder and the Birth of Moving Pictures
by Edward Ball
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From the author of the National Book Award winner Slaves in the Family, The Inventor and the Tycoon is about the partnership of Eadweard Muybridge and Leland Stanford — one an eccentric inventor of stop-motion photography, the other a railroad... (read more)

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A Pickpocket's Tale: The Underworld of Nineteenth-Century New York
A Pickpocket's Tale: The Underworld of Nineteenth-Century New York
by Timothy J Gilfoyle
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In George Appo's world, child pickpockets swarmed the crowded streets, addicts drifted in furtive opium dens, and expert swindlers worked the lucrative green-goods game. On a good night Appo made as much as a skilled laborer made in a year. Bad nights... (read more)

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The Lie Detectors: The History of an American Obsession
The Lie Detectors: The History of an American Obsession
by Ken Alder
About the Author
Ken Alder is a professor of history and Milton H. Wilson Professor of the Humanities at Northwestern University. He is the author of The Measure of All Things, published to worldwide acclaim in fourteen languages. He lives in Evanston, Illinois.... (read more)

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The History of Organized Crime: The True Story and Secrets of Global Gangland
The History of Organized Crime: The True Story and Secrets of Global Gangland
by David Southwell
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Organized crime is the world's biggest, most profitable business. No country has escaped its corrosive, corrupting taint. In this explosive, newly updated book, author David Southwell reveals the history, rules, and secrets of every major criminal... (read more)

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Through the Glass
Through the Glass
by Shannon Moroney
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“One month into our marriage, my husband committed horrific violent crimes. In that instant, the life I knew was destroyed. I vowed that one day I would be whole again. This is my story.” An impassioned, harrowing, and ultimately hopeful... (read more)

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Dancing with the Devil: Confessions of an Undercover Agent
Dancing with the Devil: Confessions of an Undercover Agent
by Louis Diaz and Neal Hirschfeld
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IN AMERICAN GANGSTER, THE FEDS TOOK DOWN INFAMOUS HEROIN DEALER FRANK LUCAS. BUT THE KINGPIN BEHIND LUCAS’S CRIMINAL REIGN, LEROY “NICKY” BARNES, REMAINED “MR. UNTOUCHABLE.” UNTIL ONE UNDERCOVER AGENT PROVED TOUGH ENOUGH&... (read more)

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Savage Son
Savage Son
by Corey Mitchell
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A national bestselling author tells the chilling true story of Bart Whitaker, a seemingly all-American boy-next-door who turns into a cold-blooded monster and murders his mother and brother in hopes of profiting from their deaths. of photos. Original.... (read more)

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In Defense of Flogging
In Defense of Flogging
by Peter Moskos
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Prisons impose tremendous costs, yet they're easily ignored. Criminals-- even low-level nonviolent offenders-- enter our dysfunctional criminal justice system and disappear into a morass that's safely hidden from public view. Our "tough on crime... (read more)

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Barbarous Souls
Barbarous Souls
by David Strauss
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Secrets of the Universe is the perfect supplement to the middle school science curriculum. The six-volume series is comprehensive in scope, yet packed with detailed information on a variety of topics, making it ideal for students who want to delve deeper... (read more)

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The Outfit: The Role of Chicago's Underworld in the Shaping of Modern America (Illinois)
The Outfit: The Role of Chicago's Underworld in the Shaping of Modern America (Illinois)
by Gus Russo
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The never-before-told story of the great Chicago crime family called The Outfit. It is a common misperception that all the true-life organized crime stories have been written. Yet perhaps the most compelling gangster tale is one that has been, until now,... (read more)

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The Central Park Five: A Chronicle of a City Wilding
The Central Park Five: A Chronicle of a City Wilding
by Sarah Burns
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Rising Road: A True Tale of Love, Race, and Religion in America
Rising Road: A True Tale of Love, Race, and Religion in America
by Sharon Davies
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It was among the most notorious criminal cases of its day. On August 11, 1921, in Birmingham, Alabama, a Methodist minister named Edwin Stephenson shot and killed a Catholic priest, James Coyle, in broad daylight and in front of numerous witnesses. The... (read more)

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Doing Time in the Depression: Everyday Life in Texas and California Prisons
Doing Time in the Depression: Everyday Life in Texas and California Prisons
by Ethan Blue
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"Few people are better qualified to analyze this situation than Pattullo, who in addition to being a skilled journalist and Caribbean resident, also runs a tour-operating company and is thus able to view the region's tourism in its multiple dimensions." -... (read more)

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The Last Gasp: The Rise and Fall of the American Gas Chamber
The Last Gasp: The Rise and Fall of the American Gas Chamber
by Scott Christianson
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and#147;Scott Christianson has masterfully chronicled the history of the use of gas to kill human beings. In doing so, he has shown that the Nazi regime drew strength and comfort from the United States' use of the gas chamber beginning nine years before... (read more)

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Seven Shots: An NYPD Raid on a Terrorist Cell and Its Aftermath
Seven Shots: An NYPD Raid on a Terrorist Cell and Its Aftermath
by Jennifer Hunt
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On July 31, 1997, a six-man Emergency Service team from the NYPD raided a terrorist cell in Brooklyn and narrowly prevented a suicide bombing of the New York subway that would have cost hundreds, possibly thousands of lives. Seven Shotsand#160;tells the... (read more)

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A Death in Belmont (P.S.)
A Death in Belmont (P.S.)
by Sebastian Junger
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An absorbing crime story about the Boston stranglings, Junger's exceptional narrative re-examines the killings of the early '60s, with a focus on one murder not associated with Albert DeSalvo, the convicted serial killer. A disturbing story on many... (read more)

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