These novels written like true crime make sharp commentary on the endeavor of the genre and the underlying slippery nature of the truth, including The Aosawa Murders by Riku Onda.
Whether they’re craven ghouls or weirdo hucksters you find yourself rooting for, these white collar crime books are decidedly fascinating. Take for instance Big Dirty Money: The Shocking Injustice and Unseen Cost of White Collar Crime by Jennifer Taub.
These influential and thought-provoking true crime classics, including Columbine by Dave Cullen, do more than tell a ripping tale of evil deeds.
Why is the true crime genre — whether in book, podcast, or TV format — still so popular, especially when it can be potentially exploitative?
Do readers of murder mysteries read true crime and vice versa? I talked to both readers and writers of both genres about their choices.
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If you love true crime, how about reading some novels that scratch the same itch? These eight books will be right up your alley.
Keep your ears entertained with these true crime audiobooks that will have you missing your exit and staying up late.
True crime books often focus on white women victims. These explore the stories of missing and murdered Black, Indigenous and people of color.
For true crime comic fans that are tired of serial killers, here are comics about everything from prisons to cults, and even horse theft, including Becoming Unbecoming by Una.