• 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

    • The Queen’s Embroiderer: A True Story of Paris, Lovers, Swindlers, and the First Stock Market Crisis
      by Joan Dejean
      $30.00
      Air Date/Time: May 24, 12:30 pm (Central)
      400 pages, hardcover

      From the author of How Paris Became Paris, a sweeping history of high finance, the origins of high fashion, and a pair of star-crossed lovers in 18th-century France.

      Paris, 1719. The stock market is surging and the world’s first millionaires are buying everything in sight. Against this backdrop, two families, the Magoulets and the Chevrots, rose...Learn More