Different Narratives: The Jameses’ The Man From The Train

Bill and Rachel McCarthy James know how to tell a crime story

For The Thrill Of It Needs Juuuust A Bit More Thrill

Simon Baatz’s book on Leopold and Loeb is very good, not quite great

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John Douglas And Mark Olshaker’s Law & Disorder Is Typical Of Their Work

In good ways and bad.

Six More True-Crime Podcasts To Consider In A Post-Serial World

Stephanie Green has your indispensible (and inessential) true-crime listens

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Melanie Thernstrom’s account of a Harvard murder-suicide struggles with the personal

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‘The Case Was Always About Her’: Honor Bound: My Journey To Hell And Back With Amanda Knox

Karen Belz digs into Raffaele Sollecito’s case memoir

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Ramon Fernandez’s Glory Daze: The Life And Times Of Michael Alig is a weird, dark little number…like its subject

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Most Wanted: January 9, 2017

Manson’s illness, Menendez warmed over, and more

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Picking Out Of A Line-Up: Well-Worn Paperbacks

Five true-crime plane reads to snag from the used bookstore…or leave for another victim

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