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  • Inside the Cell: The Dark Side of Forensic DNA
    Views : 205
    Pages : 400

    by: Erin E. Murphy

    Publisher: pNation Books

    Book Description

    A critique of the criminal justice system’s overreliance on forensic DNA, focused on legal and scientific questions underlying the topic’s CSI glamour.

    Since “DNA analysis has closed innumerable cases ... more

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    2015-10-06

    ISBN-10: 1568584695

    ISBN-13: 9781568584690

    Language: English

  • We Believe the Children: A Moral Panic in the 1980s
    Views : 493
    Pages : 352

    by: Richard Beck

    Publisher: pPublicAffairs

    Book Description

    An attempt to explain the hysteria that surrounded the child sex abuse cases that swept the United States in the 1980s.

    Beck, associate editor of n+1, argues that the sexual revolution of the 1960s and ’70s triggered a backlash ... more

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    2015-08-04

    ISBN-10: 1610392876

    ISBN-13: 9781610392877

    Language: English

  • The Rising: Murder, Heartbreak, and the Power of Human Resilience in an American Town
    Views : 150
    Pages : 288

    by: Ryan D'Agostino

    Publisher: pCrown

    Book Description

    A chilling examination of the 2007 slaughter of a Connecticut family and how the sole survivor carried on.

    In a book expanded from a series of riveting Esquire feature articles, Popular Mechanics  ... more

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    2015-09-15

    ISBN-10: 0804140162

    ISBN-13: 9780804140164

    Language: English

  • Trials of Passion: Crimes Committed in the Name of Love and Madness
    Views : 129
    Pages : 448

    by: Lisa Appignanesi

    Publisher: pPegasus

    Book Description

    A keen, dense examination of crimes of passion in the decades before World War I.

    Novelist Appignanesi (Sacred Ends, 2013, etc.), who chairs the Freud Museum, explores three narratives of violence, arguing that the subseque ... more

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    2015-07-15

    ISBN-10: 1605988146

    ISBN-13: 9781605988146

    Language: English

  • The Golden Arrow: A Spy Novel
    Views : 114
    Pages : 440

    by: Lloyd Richardson

    Publisher: pArchway Publishing

    Book Description

    Two intelligence agents from the United States and India, respectively, work together to stop Iran from launching a nuclear missile at Israel in Richardson’s (Dragon’s Paw, 2012) political thriller.

    American operative Adam Chi ... more

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    2015-04-30

    ISBN-10: 1480816787

    ISBN-13: 9781480816787

    Language: English

  • Master Thieves: The Boston Gangsters Who Pulled Off the World’s Greatest Art Heist
    Views : 435
    Pages : 272

    by: Stephen Kurkjian

    Publisher: pPublicAffairs

    Book Description

    A reporter investigates a notorious art heist.

    In 1990, two thieves made their way into Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and fled with 13 artworks, worth $500 million. Despite the FBI’s ongoing investigation, the thieve ... more

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    2015-03-10

    ISBN-10: 1610394232

    ISBN-13: 9781610394239

    Language: English

  • A Death on Diamond Mountain: A True Story of Obsession, Madness, and the Path to Enlightenment
    Views : 410
    Pages : 304

    by: Scott Carney

    Publisher: pAvery

    Book Description

    A diffuse tale of spiritual misadventure.

    A supposed holy man, camped with cultish followers in a remote corner of Arizona, dallies with a student/colleague. In a Clinton-esque twist, he maintains that he has not had sex with her, ... more

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    2015-03-17

    ISBN-10: 1592408613

    ISBN-13: 9781592408610

    Language: English