True Crime

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  1. Book ImageHelter Skelter: The True Story of the Manson Murders

    Vincent Bugliosi, Curt Gentry

    The #1 True Crime Bestseller of All Time—7 Million Copies SoldMore

  2. 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

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

    Dan Ephron

    Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize in History and one of the New York Times’s 100 Notable Books of the Year.More

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

    Kevin Cook

    "Vividly transforms Ms. Genovese from an iconic urban martyr to a three-dimensional protagonist in a case that transformed the criminal justice system." —Sam Roberts, New York TimesMore

  5. Book ImageThe Last Job: "The Bad Grandpas" and the Hatton Garden Heist

    Dan Bilefsky

    The definitive account of one of the most brazen jewel heists in history.More

  6. Book ImageThe Making of a Detective

    Harvey Rachlin

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  7. Book ImageMay God Have Mercy: A True Story of Crime and Punishment

    John C. Tucker

    In some states by law, in others by tradition, judges imposing a sentence of death complete the grim ritual with the words, "May God have mercy on your soul."More

  8. Book ImageA Mind for Murder: The Education of the Unabomber and the Origins of Modern Terrorism

    Alston Chase

    "With its unusual emphasis and sometimes surprisingly personal tone, this may become the definitive Kaczynksi volume."—Publishers WeeklyMore

  9. Book ImageMissing Beauty: A True Story of Murder and Obsession

    Teresa Carpenter

    Originally published in 1989, this true crime thriller brilliantly reconstructs one of the most extensive murder investigations in recent years the disappearance of Robin Benedict, a beautiful commercial artist and moonlighting prostitute, and her relationship with the suspect, the eminent Dr. William Douglas.More

  10. Book ImageMurder City: The Bloody History of Chicago in the Twenties

    Michael Lesy

    Michael Lesy’s disturbingly satisfying account of Chicago in the 1920s—the epicenter of murder in America—could be fiction, but it’s not.More

  11. Book ImageA Murder in Virginia: Southern Justice on Trial

    Suzanne Lebsock

    "[Makes] history, with all its messiness, ugliness, and even humanity, come vividly alive."—Chicago TribuneMore

  12. Book ImageOne of Ours: Timothy McVeigh and the Oklahoma City Bombing

    Richard A. Serrano

    Abandoned by his mother as a child, betrayed by the army, enraged at the government's tactics at Waco, Timothy McVeigh undertook to avenge what the far right sees as the undoing of America. While the militias and fanatics ranted, McVeigh alone decided to act. He believed he was starting a revolution, but what he did was galvanize a nation against the very hatred he espoused.More

  13. Book ImageOutrage: The Five Reasons Why O. J. Simpson Got Away with Murder

    Vincent Bugliosi

    "Provocative and entertaining…A powerful and damning diatribe on Simpson’s acquittal." —PeopleMore

  14. 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

  15. Book ImageA Pickpocket's Tale: The Underworld of Nineteenth-Century New York

    Timothy J. Gilfoyle

    "A true story more incredible than fiction." —Kevin Baker, author of Striver's RowMore

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