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  • While the City Slept: A Love Lost to Violence and a Young Man's Descent into Madness
    Eli Sanders
    Hardcover: 02/02/2016
    A Pulitzer Prize–winning reporter's gripping account of one young man's path to murder - and a wake-up ...
  • Bad Paper: Chasing Debt from Wall Street to the Underworld
    Jake Halpern
    Paperback: 10/13/2015
    A vital exposé that is also a bravura feat of storytelling.
  • The Man in the Rockefeller Suit: The Astonishing Rise and Spectacular Fall of a Serial Imposter
    Mark Seal
    Paperback: 04/25/2012
    A real-life Talented Mr. Ripley, the unbelievable thirty-year run of a shape-shifting con man.
  • American Lightning: Terror, Mystery, the Birth of Hollywood, and the Crime of the Century
    Howard Blum
    Paperback: 10/06/2009
    Simultaneously offering the absorbing reading experience of a can’t-put-it-down thriller and the ...
  • If I Am Missing or Dead: A Sister's Story of Love, Murder, and Liberation
    Janine Latus
    Paperback: 04/15/2008
    In April 2002, Janine Latus's youngest sister, Amy, wrote a note and taped it to the inside of her desk drawer...
  • The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town
    John Grisham
    Paperback: 11/20/2007
    John Grisham’s first work of nonfiction, an exploration of small town justice gone terribly awry, is his ...
  • Body Brokers: Inside America's Underground Trade in Human Remains
    Annie Cheney
    Paperback: 03/13/2007
    An audacious, disturbing, and compellingly written investigative exposé of a little known aspect of the "...

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