Overview of the war on drugs being fought without relief in Mexico and the United States.
In her debut, Longmire is a longtime analyst of drug trafficking, advising government agencies on the realities and solutions that might mean a few victories along the porous, violence-ridden U.S.-Mexican border. Read full book review >
The gripping narrative of a twisted serial killer preying on the most vulnerable citizens of Paris during the Nazi occupation.
In King's third work of historical nonfiction (Vienna, 1814: How the Conquerors of Napoleon Made Love, War, and Peace at the Congress of Vienna, 2008, etc.), he turns to World War II and the city of lights, narrating a frightening tale. Read full book review >
A nonfiction mystery revolving around the identity of a legendary criminal who has never been apprehended.
A few years ago, New York magazine contributing editor Gray heard a passing reference to the hijacking of a commercial passenger plane in 1971. Read full book review >
The real story of Mafia life, from one who lived it.
Bonanno (Bound by Honor: A Mafioso's Story, 1999, etc.), the son of eminent Mafioso Joseph Bonanno and himself a long-serving consigliere to the family, sets the record straight about "this thing of ours," calling out Hollywood's inaccuracies about mob life and setting down the history of the mob from its inception in the feudal hills of Sicily to the organized gangsters that have long titillated the public imagination. Read full book review >
Examination of a murder investigation perhaps gone awry, with Caucasian racism against African-Americans as the leading cause.
Manso (Ptown: Art, Sex and Money on the Outer Cape, 2002, etc.) has resided off and on in Cape Cod, Mass., for decades. Read full book review >