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True Crime Books

The Same Deadly Fix, Just Cheaper

John Temple | Posted 10.05.2015 | Politics
John Temple

The power of painkillers is that they come in amber pill bottles, not little plastic bags. Their precise, factory-shaped contours make it easy for people -- even doctors -- to believe they aren't addictive. But the painkiller epidemic and the heroin epidemic are one and the same. And their addictions are equally horrific.

Murder Mystery: What Happened To Harper Lee's True-Crime Novel?

Associated Press | David Lohr | Posted 09.09.2015 | Crime

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True Crime Author Ann Rule Dies

AP | Jade Walker | Posted 07.28.2015 | Arts

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9 True-Crime Books Every 'Serial' Fan Needs To Read

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 11.27.2014 | Books

It may be the season of Thanksgiving, but a dark Thursday is coming for fans of the wildly popular podcast "Serial": There will be no new installment ...

Zoë Triska

9 True Crime Books That Will Absolutely Disturb You | Zoë Triska | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books

Lately, I have had a horrible time getting to sleep. Last night, the anxiety was so bad that I had to put on an Audrey Hepburn movie on Netflix to cal...

10 True Crime Books You Won't Be Able To Put Down

Peter Manso | Posted 09.04.2011 | Books
Peter Manso

What is there to say about true-crime books? They're fun. They can be intellectually compelling, and, like the fictional variety from Hammett, Cain and that crowd, they're more often than not rooted in the far side of respectability or polite society.

Are The Best Crime Writers Prone To Violence?

Mulholland Books | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

My favorite crime novel, "The Hoods" by Harry Grey, was written by a man who was serving time for manslaughter in Sing Sing. While it is true one of t...