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Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee

TRUE CRIME

Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee

Reviewed by Heller McAlpin ×

Casey Cep revisits the true crime story that tantalized and eluded Harper Lee -- and finds a window into the life of a writer, and the life of a community grappling with tragedy.
Say Nothing

CRIME & PUNISHMENT

Say Nothing

Reviewed by Anna Mundow ×

The long-unsolved murder of a Belfast widow is the dark gateway into Patrick Radden Keefe's portrait of terror, secrets and betrayal in Northern Ireland.
The Real Lolita

BEYOND CATEGORY

The Real Lolita

Reviewed by Tom Carson ×

In her new book, Sarah Weinman unearths the forgotten kidnapping case behind Vladimir Nabokov's literary sensation.
Little Demon in the City of Light

Long List

Little Demon in the City of Light

by James Mustich ×

Steven Levingston digs up a doozy of a case, involving mesmeric murderess Gabrielle Bompard, an international manhunt, and a cast of Gallic sleuths, criminals and shocked citizens. A...

Pinkerton’s Great Detective

Reviews & Essays

Pinkerton’s Great Detective

Reviewed by Stefan Beck ×

The undercover private eye who took on organized crime in the Wild West.

The Great Pearl Heist

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The Great Pearl Heist

by James Mustich ×

In the summer of 1913, two brilliant minds -- a gentleman thief and a talented detective -- squared off when the "Mona Lisa of Pearls" disappeared in transit from Paris to London. This...

People Who Eat Darkness

Long List

People Who Eat Darkness

by James Mustich ×

In the summer of 2000, Lucie Blackman, a young British woman living in Japan, was abducted from the streets of Tokyo and found dismembered the following winter. Award-winning foreign...

The Barefoot Bandit

In the Margin

The Barefoot Bandit

Reviewed by Cameron Martin ×

When Bob Rivers's Cessna was stolen and crashed in a rare instance of airplane piracy, the Seattle radio personality had the same thought as local authorities: drug runners had used, abused,...