Lists and Suggestions

List: Nonfiction - True Crime

Cullen, David,

Ten years in the making and a masterpiece of reportage, "Columbine" is an award-winning jo...

Larson, Erik.

The story of two men's obsessions with the Chicago World's Fair, one its architect, the ot...

Berendt, John,

Shots rang out in Savannah's grandest mansion in the misty, early morning hours of May 2, 1981....

Perry, Douglas,

The true story of the murderesses who became media sensations and inspired the musical Chicago. Ther...

Drennan, William R.

The most pivotal and yet least understood event of Frank Lloyd Wright's celebrated life involve...

Capote, Truman,

On November 15, 1959, in the small town of Holcomb, Kansas, four members of the Clutter family were ...

Sides, Hampton.

April, 1967: a prison escape. James Earl Ray, nondescript thief and con man, drifts through the Sout...

Rule, Ann.

"New York Times"-bestselling author Rule investigates the case of a woman whose supposed s...

Seal, Mark,

A probing and cinematic exploration of an audacious imposter, Christian Gerheitsreiter, and his &quo...

Bugliosi, Vincent.

The prosecutor of the Tate-LaBianca trials presents the inside story behind the Manson killings, exp...

Rule, Ann.

The #1 "New York Times"-bestselling true crime writer tells the chilling tale of how she c...

Summerscale, Kate,

In June of 1860 three-year-old Saville Kent was found at the bottom of an outdoor privy with his thr...

French, Paul,

Historian and China expert Paul French uncovers the truth behind the notorious unsolved 1937 murder ...

Bowden, Mark,

Killing Pablo is the story of the fifteen-month manhunt for Colombian cocaine cartel kingpin Pablo E...

Carlo, Philip.

The definitive account of this serial murderer, based on sixty hours of personal interviews with Ram...

King, David,

The gripping, true story of a brutal serial killer who unleashed his own reign of terror in Nazi-Occ...

Dahmer, Lionel.

"On July 23, 1991, Milwaukee chemist Lionel Dahmer discovered - along with the rest of the worl...

Gilmore, John,

The Black Dahlia murder hit post-War Los Angeles like a bombshell . . . an impenetrable mystery--the...