Books by Simon Baatz

Released: Jan. 16, 2018

"An entertaining recital of a notorious scandal."
The history of a crime of passion that revealed the sordid underside of the Gilded Age. Read full book review >
Released: Aug. 5, 2008

"A solid true-crime thriller that's also a masterly analysis of postwar shifts in society's ideas about crime and personality."
Baatz (History/John Jay Coll.) reviews the notorious 1924 murder case and its ramifications in law, psychiatry and the media. Read full book review >