True Crime

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  1. Book ImageVictorian Studies in Scarlet: Murders and Manners in the Age of Victoria

    Richard D. Altick

    "Of course I do not wish for murders," a character in a nineteenth-century novel remarks, "but when there is one, why, I like it. It is human nature." Human nature it is indeed, and murder has always fascinated mankind. Never, however, was the absorption more tireless, never was the shudder of terror closer to enjoyment than in the Victorian era.More

  2. Book ImageVintage Vermont Villainies: True Tales of Murder & Mystery from the 19th and 20th Centuries

    John Stark Bellamy, II

    This is true crime for every country home bed table.More

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Book ImageTill Death Us Do Part: A True Murder Mystery

    Vincent Bugliosi, Ken Hurwitz

    "Bugliosi, the quintessential prosecutor, has written a crime book that should be read by every lawyer and judge in America."—F. Lee BaileyMore

  7. Book ImageAnd the Sea Will Tell

    Vincent Bugliosi

    "Grips you by the throat from beginning to end."—Cleveland Plain DealerMore

  8. Book ImageReclaiming History: The Assassination of President John F. Kennedy

    Vincent Bugliosi

    For fifty years the truth about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy has been obscured. This book releases us from a crippling distortion of American history.More

  9. 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

  10. Book ImageAnatomy of Innocence: Testimonies of the Wrongfully Convicted

    Laura Caldwell, Leslie S. Klinger, Scott Turow, Et Al.

    Recalling the great muckrakers of the past, an outraged team of America’s best-selling writers unite to confront the disasters of wrongful convictions.More

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. Book ImageBlood & Ivy: The 1849 Murder That Scandalized Harvard

    Paul Collins

    A delectable true-crime story of scandal and murder at America’s most celebrated university.More

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

    Kevin Cook

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

  15. 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

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