• The Leopold and Loeb Files: An Intimate Look at One of America’s Most Infamous Crimes
      by Nina Barrett
      $35.00
      Air Date/Time: August 14, 3 pm (Central)
      302 pages, hardcover, Agate Midway

      In 1924, University of Chicago students Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb were young, rich, and looking for a thrill. The crime that came next—the brutal, cold-blood murder of 14-year-old Bobby Franks—would come to captivate the country and unfold into what many dubbed the crime of the century. As the decades passed, the mythology surrounding the...Learn More

    • Anatomy of Innocence: Testimonies of the Wrongfully Convicted
      edited by Laura Caldwell
      $26.95
      Air Date/Time October 25, 3 pm (Central)
      1st ed., 304p., hardcover

      Recalling the great muckrakers of the past, an outraged team of America’s best-selling writers unite to confront the disasters of wrongful convictions.

      Wrongful convictions, long regarded as statistical anomalies in an otherwise sound justice system, now appear with frightening regularity. But few people understand just how or why they happen and, more important, the immeasurable consequences that often haunt the lucky...Learn More

    • Goat Castle

      Goat Castle: A True Story of Murder, Race
      and the Gothic South
      by Karen Cox
      $26.00
      Air Date/Time October 4, 3:30pm (Central)
      1st ed., 240p., cloth

      The incredible true story of a murder, a mansion, madness… and goats.

      In 1932, the city of Natchez, Mississippi was hit with an unexpected influx of journalists and tourists as the lurid story of a local murder was splashed across headlines nationwide. Two eccentrics, Richard Dana and Octavia Dockery—known in the press as the “Wild Man” and the “Goat...Learn More
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    • Ugly Prey: An Innocent Woman and the Death Sentence That Scandalized Jazz Age Chicago
      By Emilie Le Beau Lucchesi
      $26.99
      Air Date/Time September 7, 3pm (Central)
      1st ed., 336 pages, cloth

      Sabella Nitti was an Italian immigrant who spoke little English and struggled on her primitive family farm outside Chicago before her arrest in 1923 for the murder of her missing husband. Within two months, she was found guilty and became the first woman ever sentenced to hang in Chicago.

      Journalist Emilie Le Beau Lucchesi leads readers...Learn More