True Crime

Pages: 1 2 3 NextSORT BY: Date | Title | Author
  1. Book ImageThe Dead Duke, His Secret Wife, and the Missing Corpse: An Extraordinary Edwardian Case of Deception and Intrigue

    Piu Marie Eatwell

    “It’s Downton Abbey meets The Addams Family in [this] delightfully offbeat history.”—Library JournalMore

  2. Book ImageCapital Offenses: Business Crime and Punishment in America's Corporate Age

    Samuel W. Buell

    From the lead prosecutor on the Enron investigation, an eye-opening examination of the explosion of American white-collar crime.More

  3. Book ImageKilling a King: The Assassination of Yitzhak Rabin and the Remaking of Israel

    Dan Ephron

    Winner of the 2015 Los Angeles Times Book Prize for History and a New York Times Notable Book of 2015.

    A riveting story about the murder that changed a nation: the assassination of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin.More

  4. Book ImageCRACK99: The Takedown of a $100 Million Chinese Software Pirate

    David Locke Hall

    The utterly gripping story of the most outrageous case of cyber piracy prosecuted by the U.S. Department of Justice.More

  5. Book ImageThe True American: Murder and Mercy in Texas

    Anand Giridharadas

    Winner of the 2015 NYPL Helen Bernstein Book Award for Excellence in Journalism.

    "Remarkable…a richly detailed, affecting account…Giridharadas seeks less to uplift than illuminate…Which of these men is the '"true American'" of the title? That there is no simple answer to that question is Giridharadas's finest accomplishment." —Ayad Akhtar, New York Times Book ReviewMore

  6. Book ImageKitty Genovese: The Murder, the Bystanders, the Crime that Changed America

    Kevin Cook

    A new perspective on the murder that has captured America’s imagination for over a half-century—“gripping” (New York Times Book Review).More

  7. Book ImageThe Inheritor's Powder: A Tale of Arsenic, Murder, and the New Forensic Science

    Sandra Hempel

    “Fascinating . . . one of history’s most important poisons—and most important murders.”—Deborah Blum, author of The Poisoner’s HandbookMore

  8. Book ImageBlood Will Out: The True Story of a Murder, a Mystery, and a Masquerade

    Walter Kirn

    A Slate, San Francisco Chronicle, Amazon, and BookPage Best Book of 2014
    A USA Today Top 10 Best Book of Winter 2014

    An In Cold Blood for our time, a chilling, compulsive story of a writer unwittingly caught in the wake of a grifter-turned-murderer.More

  9. Book ImageWhitey Bulger: America's Most Wanted Gangster and the Manhunt That Brought Him to Justice

    Kevin Cullen, Shelley Murphy

    "This is the definitive story of Whitey Bulger…a masterwork of reporting." —Michael Connelly, best-selling author of The Black BoxMore

  10. Book ImageParkland

    Vincent Bugliosi

    Movie Tie-In Edition

    “Bugliosi has definitively explained the murder that recalibrated modern America.” —Jim Newton, Los Angeles Times Book ReviewMore

  11. Book ImageCosa Nostra: An Illustrated History of the Mafia

    Massimo Picozzi

    Stunning photographs illuminate the bloody story of the first 150 years.More

  12. Book ImageSiberian Education: Growing Up in a Criminal Underworld

    Nicolai Lilin, Jonathan Hunt

    "Marvelous and Illuminating. . . . Forces us to reassess our notions of good and evil." —Irvine WelshMore

  13. Book ImageTitanic Thompson: The Man Who Bet on Everything

    Kevin Cook

    “The ultimate hustler . . . a rollicking tale.”—Sports IllustratedMore

  14. Book ImageBirthright: The True Story that Inspired Kidnapped

    A. Roger Ekirch

    "Ekirch out-kidnaps Stevenson in this thrilling, thoroughly documented story." —Booklist, starred reviewMore

  15. Book ImagePretty Boy: The Life and Times of Charles Arthur Floyd

    Michael Wallis

    "This engaging biography exactly and vividly catches the tone of a region, a time, and a man."—Larry McMurtryMore

Pages: 1 2 3 Next