Content tagged with "crime"

The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic and Madness at the Fair that Changed America
Book Review
September 20, 2019
234

“Compelling book in a weird format. It’s about two things: (1) the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago, and (2) a serial killer at work in the city during that time. The two stories are…”

House of Gucci: A True Story of Murder, Madness, Glamour, and Greed
Book Review
March 20, 2022
293

“Fascinating history of the Gucci family and company, from the patriarch and his humble origins as a leatherworker in rural Italy, down through the generations, including the sensational murder which…”

The Laundromat: Inside the Panama Papers Investigation of Illicit Money Networks and the Global Elite
Reading List
Book Review
February 7, 2021
234

“This is likely the definitive account of The Panama Papers – the massive data leak from the Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca. It also covers some other sensational data leaks, like SwissLeaks and…”

Master Thieves: The Boston Gangsters Who Pulled Off the World’s Greatest Art Heist
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Book Review
December 25, 2018
121

“I’ve become a little obsessed with the Isabella Stewart Gardner museum heist lately, after listening to the ‘Last Seen ‘podcast. This book is by the definitive reporter to cover the crime – he’s been…”