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Betrayal
Betrayal
Written by Tim Weiner, David Johnston and Neil A. Lewis
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ISBN: 9780307824448
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Betrayal
The Story of Aldrich Ames, an American Spy
Written by Tim Weiner, David Johnston and Neil A. Lewis


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: November 26, 2014
Price: $11.99

The inside story of the biggest molehunt in the history of American intelligence: the search for and discovery by three New York Times journalists of Aldrich Ames, who was paid by the Soviets for years to spy in America. Read more >
News of a Kidnapping
News of a Kidnapping
Written by Gabriel García Márquez, Translated by Edith Grossman
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ISBN: 9781101911228
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News of a Kidnapping

Written by Gabriel García Márquez
Translated by Edith Grossman


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2014
Price: $11.99

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In 1990, fearing extradition to the United States, Pablo Escobar – head of the Medellín drug cartel – kidnapped ten notable Colombians to use as bargaining chips. With the eye of a poet, García Márquez describes the survivors’ perilous ordeal and the bizarre drama of... Read more >
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Noticia de un secuestro
Noticia de un secuestro
Written by Gabriel García Márquez
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ISBN: 9781101911235
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Noticia de un secuestro

Written by Gabriel García Márquez


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2014
Price: $11.99

¡Disponible por primera vez en eBook!

La crónica de un secuestro real magistralmente retratado por Gabriel García Márquez.
 
En 1990, temiendo la extradición a Estados Unidos, Pablo Escobar —cabecilla del cartel de Medellín— secuestroì a diez conocidos colombianos para usarlos como moneda de cambio. Con el ojo de un poeta, Gabriel García Márquez... Read more >
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The Skies Belong to Us
The Skies Belong to Us
Written by Brendan I. Koerner
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307886118
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The Skies Belong to Us
Love and Terror in the Golden Age of Hijacking
Written by Brendan I. Koerner


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $16.00

In an America torn apart by the Vietnam War and the demise of '60s idealism, airplane hijackings were astonishingly routine. Over a five-year period starting in 1968, the desperate and disillusioned seized commercial jets nearly once a week, using guns, bombs, and jars of acid. Some hijackers wished to escape to foreign... Read more >
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Aleister Crowley
Aleister Crowley
Written by Tobias Churton
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781780283845
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Aleister Crowley
The Biography: Spiritual Revolutionary, Romantic Explorer, Occult Master and Spy
Written by Tobias Churton


Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $19.95

Churton's illuminating biography includes a detailed account of Crowley's adventures as a British spy during World War I; his astonishing family background, with secrets that have remained hidden for over a century; his philosophical, scientific and psychological brilliance, comparable to say, Sigmund Frued; and his rich legacy of highly original ideas... Read more >
El rey de cocaína
El rey de cocaína
Written by Ayda Levy
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ISBN: 9780345805317
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El rey de cocaína
Mi vida con Roberto Suárez Gómez y el nacimiento del primer narcoestado
Written by Ayda Levy


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $16.00

Bautizado por la prensa internacional como “el rey de la cocaína”, Roberto Suárez Gómez llegó a exportar diariamente casi dos toneladas de la droga desde sus laboratorios en la Amazonía boliviana a sus socios del cártel de Medellín, dirigido por Pablo Escobar, a Estados Unidos, en una operación conjunta con la... Read more >
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El rey de cocaína
El rey de cocaína
Written by Ayda Levy
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ISBN: 9780804170246
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El rey de cocaína
Mi vida con Roberto Suárez Gómez y el nacimiento del primer narcoestado
Written by Ayda Levy


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $11.99

Bautizado por la prensa internacional como “el rey de la cocaína”, Roberto Suárez Gómez llegó a exportar diariamente casi dos toneladas de la droga desde sus laboratorios en la Amazonía boliviana a sus socios del cártel de Medellín, dirigido por Pablo Escobar, a Estados Unidos, en una operación conjunta con la... Read more >
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Osiel
Osiel
Written by Ricardo Ravelo
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ISBN: 9786073116510
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Osiel
Vida y tragedia de un capo
Written by Ricardo Ravelo


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $12.00

"Yo pienso que más que nada, la PGR se enfoca cínicamente en algunos grupos, pero no en todos."

Una mañana de octubre de 2004 esta temeraria acusación se difundía a través del noticiario de Carlos Loret de Mola. En una entrevista insospechada, Osiel Cárdenas Guillén se quejaba en cadena nacional de la... Read more >
Amando a Pablo, Odiando a Escobar
Amando a Pablo, Odiando a Escobar
Written by Virginia Vallejo
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ISBN: 9780345807052
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Amando a Pablo, Odiando a Escobar

Written by Virginia Vallejo


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: September 3, 2013
Price: $15.95

En julio de 2006 un avión de la DEA sacó a Virginia Vallejo de Colombia. Su vida estaba en peligro por haberse convertido en el testigo clave de los dos procesos criminales más importantes de la segunda mitad del siglo veinte en su país: el asesinato de un candidato presidencial y... Read more >
Whitey
Whitey
Written by Dick Lehr and Gerard O'Neill
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ISBN: 9780307986559
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Whitey
The Life of America's Most Notorious Mob Boss
Written by Dick Lehr and Gerard O'Neill


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: August 27, 2013
Price: $15.00

The definitive saga of James J. “Whitey” Bulger—the crime boss and killer who brought the FBI to its knees—and the gripping narrative of his last days as a fugitive
 
Drawing on a trove of previously classified material, Whitey tracks the exploits of a true American original—a psychopath who could mix brutal... Read more >
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Marina and Lee
The Tormented Love and Fatal Obsession Behind Lee Harvey Oswald's Assassination of John F. Kennedy
Written by Priscilla Johnson McMillan
Foreword by Joseph Finder


Format: eBook, 688 pages
On Sale: August 6, 2013
Price: $19.00

The inside story of Lee Harvey Oswald's path to killing John. F. Kennedy. Reissued to mark the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy assassination, Marina and Lee is an indispensable account of one of America's most traumatic events, and a classic work of narrative history. In her meticulous, at times even moment... Read more >
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Marina and Lee
Marina and Lee
Written by Priscilla Johnson McMillan, Foreword by Joseph Finder
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781586422165
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Marina and Lee
The Tormented Love and Fatal Obsession Behind Lee Harvey Oswald's Assassination of John F. Kennedy
Written by Priscilla Johnson McMillan
Foreword by Joseph Finder


Format: Trade Paperback, 672 pages
On Sale: August 6, 2013
Price: $23.00

The inside story of Lee Harvey Oswald's path to killing John. F. Kennedy. Reissued to mark the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy assassination, Marina and Lee is an indispensable account of one of America's most traumatic events, and a classic work of narrative history. In her meticulous, at times even moment... Read more >
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The Skies Belong to Us
The Skies Belong to Us
Written by Brendan I. Koerner
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307886101
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The Skies Belong to Us
Love and Terror in the Golden Age of Hijacking
Written by Brendan I. Koerner


Format: Hardcover
On Sale: June 18, 2013
Price: $26.00

In an America torn apart by the Vietnam War and the demise of sixties idealism, airplane hijackings were astonishingly routine. Over a five-year period starting in 1968, the desperate and disillusioned seized commercial jets nearly once a week, using guns, bombs, and jars of acid. Some hijackers wished to escape to... Read more >
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The Skies Belong to Us
The Skies Belong to Us
Written by Brendan I. Koerner
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ISBN: 9780307886125
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The Skies Belong to Us
Love and Terror in the Golden Age of Hijacking
Written by Brendan I. Koerner


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: June 18, 2013
Price: $11.99

In an America torn apart by the Vietnam War and the demise of '60s idealism, airplane hijackings were astonishingly routine. Over a five-year period starting in 1968, the desperate and disillusioned seized commercial jets nearly once a week, using guns, bombs, and jars of acid. Some hijackers wished to escape to foreign... Read more >
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A Disposition to Be Rich
A Disposition to Be Rich
Written by Geoffrey C. Ward
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ISBN: 9780345804693
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A Disposition to Be Rich
Ferdinand Ward, the Greatest Swindler of the Gilded Age
Written by Geoffrey C. Ward


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $16.00

A New York Times Notable Book

The compelling behind-the-scenes story of the greatest swindler of the Gilded Age, whose villainy bankrupted Ulysses S. Grant and stunned the world of finance—told by his great-grandson, award-winning historian Geoffrey C. Ward.
 
Ferdinand Ward, the son of a Protestant missionary and small-town pastor, moved to New York...

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The Iceman
The Iceman
Written by Anthony Bruno
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ISBN: 9780345540119
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The Iceman
The True Story of a Cold-Blooded Killer
Written by Anthony Bruno


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: March 26, 2013
Price: $16.00

Soon to be a major motion picture starring Michael Shannon, Winona Ryder, with Ray Liotta and Chris Evans
 
He was smart, merciless, and deadly. And it took someone just as tough to bring him down.
 
A mob contract killer known as “The Iceman” for hiding a body in an... Read more >
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The Iceman
The Iceman
Written by Anthony Bruno
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ISBN: 9780345540096
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The Iceman
The True Story of a Cold-Blooded Killer
Written by Anthony Bruno


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: March 26, 2013
Price: $11.99

Soon to be a major motion picture starring Michael Shannon, Winona Ryder, with Ray Liotta and Chris Evans
 
He was smart, merciless, and deadly. And it took someone just as tough to bring him down.
 
A mob contract killer known as “The Iceman” for hiding a body in an... Read more >
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Whitey
Whitey
Written by Dick Lehr and Gerard O'Neill
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307986535
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Whitey
The Life of America's Most Notorious Mob Boss
Written by Dick Lehr and Gerard O'Neill


Format: Hardcover, 448 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $27.00

From the bestselling authors of Black Mass comes the definitive biography of Whitey Bulger, the most brutal and sadistic crime boss since Al Capone.
 
Drawing on a trove of sealed files and previously classified material, Whitey digs deep into the mind of James J. “Whitey” Bulger, the crime boss and... Read more >
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Whitey
Whitey
Written by Dick Lehr and Gerard O'Neill
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307986542
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Whitey
The Life of America's Most Notorious Mob Boss
Written by Dick Lehr and Gerard O'Neill


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $11.99

From the bestselling authors of Black Mass comes the definitive biography of Whitey Bulger, the most brutal and sadistic crime boss since Al Capone.
 
Drawing on a trove of sealed files and previously classified material, Whitey digs deep into the mind of James J. “Whitey” Bulger, the crime boss and... Read more >
Whitey
Whitey
Written by Dick Lehr and Gerard O'Neill, Read by John Rubinstein
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780385366571
Our Price: $20.00

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Whitey
The Life of America's Most Notorious Mob Boss
Written by Dick Lehr and Gerard O'Neill
Read by John Rubinstein


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $20.00

From the bestselling authors of Black Mass comes the definitive biography of Whitey Bulger, the most brutal and sadistic crime boss since Al Capone.
 
Drawing on a trove of sealed files and previously classified material, Whitey digs deep into the mind of James J. “Whitey” Bulger, the crime boss and... Read more >
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American Desperado
American Desperado
Written by Jon Roberts and Evan Wright
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307450432
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American Desperado
My Life--From Mafia Soldier to Cocaine Cowboy to Secret Government Asset
Written by Jon Roberts and Evan Wright


Format: Trade Paperback, 560 pages
On Sale: October 16, 2012
Price: $15.00

In 2008 veteran journalist Evan Wright, acclaimed for his New York Times bestselling book Generation Kill and co-writer of the Emmy-winning HBO series it spawned, began a series of conversations with super-criminal Jon Roberts, star of the fabulously successful documentary Cocaine Cowboys.  Those conversations would last three years, during which time... Read more >
El sicario
El sicario
Edited by Molly Malloy and Charles Bowden
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307951441
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El sicario
Autobiografia de un asesino a sueldo
Edited by Molly Malloy and Charles Bowden


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Price: $15.00

“Todavía tengo problemas para recordar su rostro. Pero no me siento capaz de olvidar su historia”. —Charles Bowden.
 
Editado por dos de los más respetados escritores sobre el crimen y la violencia en México, El sicario es el testimonio de un asesino a sueldo que, afincado en el sangriento teatro del narcotráfico... Read more >
Sex on the Moon
Sex on the Moon
Written by Ben Mezrich
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ISBN: 9780307741349
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Sex on the Moon
The Amazing Story Behind the Most Audacious Heist in History
Written by Ben Mezrich


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: July 10, 2012
Price: $15.95

From the bestselling author of The Accidental Billionaires and Bringing Down the House, this is the incredible true story of how a college student and two female accomplices stole some of the rarest objects on the planet—moon rocks—from an "impregnable" high-tech vault. 

But breaking into a highly secure laboratory wasn't easy. Thad Roberts, an intern in a prestigious...

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A Disposition to Be Rich
A Disposition to Be Rich
Written by Geoffrey C. Ward
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307959447
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A Disposition to Be Rich
How a Small-Town Pastor's Son Ruined an American President, Brought on a Wall Street Crash, and Made Himself the Best-Hated Man in the United States
Written by Geoffrey C. Ward


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: May 1, 2012
Price: $11.99

Ferdinand Ward was the greatest swindler of the Gilded Age. Through his unapologetic villainy, he bankrupted Ulysses S. Grant and ran roughshod over the entire world of finance. Now, his compelling, behind-the-scenes story is told—told by his great-grandson, award-winning historian Geoffrey C. Ward.
Ward was the Bernie Madoff of his day, a...

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Black Sun
The Brief Transit and Violent Eclipse of Harry Crosby
Written by Geoffrey Wolff
Afterword by Geoffrey Wolff


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 18, 2012
Price: $19.95

Includes an afterword by the author.

Harry Crosby was the godson of J. P. Morgan and a friend of Ernest Hemingway. Living in Paris in the twenties and directing the Black Sun Press, which published James Joyce among others, Crosby was at the center of the wild life of the lost... Read more >
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