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50 Essential True Crime Books
What is it about true crime books that are so addicting? Is it an opportunity to understand trauma and the dark impulses of human nature? Is it the chance to play detective and investigate real crimes? Hopefully you all find something new on here for your TBRs! To the public, Jeffrey Dahmer was a monster, but to the author, who was friends with Dahmer in high school, Dahmer was much more complicated. What follows is a surprisingly sympathetic portrait of the notorious serial killer and a haunting graphic memoir. What he learned revolutionized forensic science and police investigation.
by Ann Rule
It seems like everyone is obsessing over all things true crime lately — from binging Making a Murderer on Netflix, to tuning in to the latest S-Town podcast. But true crime has long found a home in novels, where at times reality can seem stranger than fiction. James St. James brings you into the heyday of the New York City club scene marked by drugs, sex, music and mayhem that fueled an environment where nothing was too outrageous — not even murder. Available on Amazon. In , four members of the Clutter family, who owned a farm in Kansas, were shot to death in their home.
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True crime has fascinated writers for decades, creating some of the most haunting works of non-fiction that offer detailed, intelligent and thoughtful insights into the most extraordinary cases and killers. Los Angeles in and seven people are found brutally murdered. In the months that followed, the American people watched in horror as the killers were caught and convicted. As shocking as it is disturbing, true crime fans will be hooked. Find out more about this iconic book.