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Jeannie’s Demise

A solid addition to any true crime collection, this work implores us to consider the human costs of criminalizing abortion.
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Horseplay: My Time Undercover on the Granville Strip

This memoir about undercover police work will appeal to fans of Joseph Pistone’s excellent Donnie Brasco and Michael McGowan’s Ghost.
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The Lindbergh Kidnapping Suspect No. 1: The Man Who Got Away

True crime buffs will enjoy reading this one
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I Have Struck Mrs. Cochran with a Stake: Sleepwalking, Insanity, and the Trial of Abraham Prescott

Ideal for serious scholars of criminal history.
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Little Lindy Is Kidnapped: How the Media Covered the Crime of the Century

General true crime readers should probably pass, but Lindbergh kidnapping buffs, media scholars, and those interested in media history will be intrigued.

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Hamilton and the Law: Reading Today’s Most Contentious Legal Issues Through the Hit Musical

Whether or not readers have a strong grounding in the law, they’ll be stirred by the connections the book draws among Hamilton, current events, and history.

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Juror Number 2: The Story of a Murder, the Agony of a Neighborhood

Social inequalities and their effects on the criminal justice system are issues worthy of discussion; however, this title, which proposes largely microlevel solutions to systemic problems, adds little to the conversation.
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We Keep the Dead Close: A Murder at Harvard and a Half Century of Silence

Cooper’s suspenseful, intensely intimate work casts a critical lens on institutional misogyny. Sure to appeal to true crime readers, especially fans of Michelle McNamara’s I’ll Be Gone in the Dark.

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