Daily Archives: December 7, 2020

Legends In Their Own Minds

There is something unsettling about reading true crime books. Among the most unsettling parts of such books–and I say this as someone who reads the genre relatively frequently–is that the books are seldom as true as they set out to … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Murder Of The Century

The Murder Of The Century: The Guilded Age Crime That Scandalized A City & Sparked The Tabloid Wars, by Paul Collins Is the crime detailed here the crime of any century? No. Can it be be said that this crime … Continue reading

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Book Review: Shake The Devil

Shake The Devil: A True Story Of The Murder That Rocked New Orleans, by Ethan Brown There are a few essential problems with this book, and it is worthwhile to consider such problems as they materially affect the seriousness of … Continue reading

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