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Barrels of Bad Apples: Copaganda in Crime Books

A look at the role of copaganda in crime books and the ways that different authors have challenged these representations of police.

How I Know the Mystery Genre Is Still Leaving Out Marginalized Voices

Though we've come a long way, there's still a long way to go: how the mystery genre is still leaving out marginalized voices.

9 Riveting Memoirs About Crime Families

Find some of the best memoirs about crime families, from mobs to cults to drug running, offering perspective on criminalization.

8 Crime Novels With a Dash of Romance

Come for the crime, stay for the will-they-won't-they subplots with these romantic crime novels that have a degree of romance.

Crime Novels Where Women Fight Back

Women fight back in these crime novels. One is blackmailed into dating her stalker, and one teams up with her clone against her husband.

A Family Affair: Crime Novels About Family

Serial killer sisters! Secret identities! Multi-generational heist squads! The crime in these novels is a family affair.

10 of the Most Unique Crime Reads

These unique crime books play with format, characters, tropes, and more for a surprising experience that will keep you turning page after page, like My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite.

A Disability Rights Perspective on Lisbeth Salander

How the intersecting systems of mental health, social services, and criminal justice have failed Lisbeth Salander from Stieg Larsson's Millennium series.

2020’s Must-Read And Best Crime Thriller Books

If you love to learn about obscure parts of history, or just like to be at the edge of your seat, these are the best crime thriller books of 2020!

CAIN’S JAWBONE, or How to Solve a Puzzle Novel

A reader considers puzzle novels--one in particular, CAIN'S JAWBONE, is a thing of legend and has been given new life by a crowdfunded book in cards.