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Anatomy of Injustice
A Murder Case Gone Wrong
Written by Raymond Bonner


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $16.00
ISBN: 978-0-307-94854-0 (0-307-94854-4)

From Pulitzer Prize winner Raymond Bonner, the gripping story of a grievously mishandled murder case that put a twenty-three-year-old man on death row.

In January 1982, an elderly white widow was found brutally murdered in the small town of Greenwood, South Carolina. Police immediately arrested Edward Lee Elmore, a semiliterate, mentally retarded... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.


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August 12, 2014
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Crime Scene Profilers
Investigating What the Criminal Mind Leaves Behind
Edited by John H. Campbell


Format: Hardcover, 350 pages
Publisher: Prometheus Books
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $27.00
ISBN: 978-1-61614-555-2 (1-61614-555-2)

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Also available as an eBook.

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The Psychopath Whisperer
The Science of Those Without Conscience
Written by Kent A. Kiehl, PhD


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
Publisher: Crown
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $26.00
ISBN: 978-0-7704-3584-4 (0-7704-3584-X)

Psychopaths have been in the spotlight for many years due to headlines and stories in the news and in movies. But why do psychopaths behave the way they do? Is it the result of their environment or is there a genetic component to their lack of conscience?
 
This is the question Dr... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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Little Demon in the City of Light
A True Story of Murder and Mesmerism in Belle Epoque Paris
Written by Steven Levingston


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
Publisher: Doubleday
On Sale: February 25, 2014
Price: $26.95
ISBN: 978-0-385-53603-5 (0-385-53603-8)

A delicious account of a murder most gallic—think CSI Paris meets Georges Simenon—whose lurid comibation of sex, brutality, forensics, and hypnotism riveted first a nation and then the world.

Little Demon in the City of Light is the thrilling—and so wonderfully French—story of a gruesome 1889 murder of a lascivious court official... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and an eBook.

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The Anatomy of Violence
The Biological Roots of Crime
Written by Adrian Raine


Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 11, 2014
Price: $17.95
ISBN: 978-0-307-47561-9 (0-307-47561-1)

A New Scientist Best Book of 2013

Why do some kids from good environments become mass murderers? Is there actually such a thing as a natural born killer? And, if so, what can we do to identify and treat those born with a predisposition to criminal behavior?

For more than three decades... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a hardcover.

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The Divide
American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap
Written by Matt Taibbi
Illustrated by Molly Crabapple


Format: Hardcover, 448 pages
Publisher: Spiegel & Grau
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $27.00
ISBN: 978-0-8129-9342-4 (0-8129-9342-X)

Over the last two decades, America has been falling deeper and deeper into a statistical mystery:
 
Poverty goes up. Crime goes down. The prison population doubles.
Fraud by the rich wipes out 40 percent of the world’s wealth. The rich get massively richer. No one goes to jail.
 
In search of a solution, journalist... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and an eBook.
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