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Blonde Rattlesnake

by Meg Nola

Julia Bricklin’s "Blonde Rattlesnake" is the true crime account of the 1933 spree of robberies and assaults committed by Tom White and his wife, Burmah. The couple terrorized the Los Angeles area for eight weeks, springing out of... Read More

Book Review

Indecent Advances

by Linda Thorlakson

James Polchin’s "Indecent Advances" extracts more than its title from true-crime press clippings dating back to the 1920s, examining both what appeared in print and what was sanitized or excluded. “Indecent advances” was just one... Read More

Book Review

The Ghosts of Gombe

by Linda Thorlakson

Jane Goodall’s research center on the shores of a Tanzanian lake pulsates with the passions, perils, and promises of the 1960s in Dale Peterson’s "The Ghosts of Gombe". The book seeks to solve the mysterious disappearance of a... Read More

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