Caroline Fraser

Caroline Fraser

Caroline Fraser’s most recent book, Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder, received the Pulitzer Prize for Biography. Her first book, God’s Perfect Child: Living and Dying in the Christian Science Church, was reissued in 2019. (October 2021)

Murder Is My Business

In the true crime genre’s latest iteration, writers, reporters, bloggers, documentary filmmakers, and podcast hosts have taken a soiled brand and turned it into a collective exercise in retributive justice, recording and correcting the history of sexual violence.

True Crime Detective Magazines 1924–1969

by Eric Godtland, edited by Dian Hanson

I’ll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman’s Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer

by Michelle McNamara, with an introduction by Gillian Flynn and an afterword by Patton Oswalt

I’ll Be Gone in the Dark

an HBO documentary series directed by Liz Garbus, Elizabeth Wolff, Myles Kane, and Josh Koury

My Favorite Murder

a podcast hosted by Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark

The Ripper

a BBC/Netflix documentary series directed by Jesse Vile and Elena Wood

Tales of the Grim Sleeper

a documentary film written and directed by Nick Broomfield, Barney Broomfield, and Marc Hoeferlin

Unspeakable Acts: True Tales of Crime, Murder, Deceit, and Obsession

edited by Sarah Weinman, with an introduction by Patrick Radden Keefe

The Stranger Beside Me: The Shocking Inside Story of Serial Killer Ted Bundy

by Ann Rule

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July 22, 2021 issue

Heart of Darkness

The Faith of a Writer: Life, Craft, Art

by Joyce Carol Oates

Rape: A Love Story

by Joyce Carol Oates

I'll Take You There

by Joyce Carol Oates

The Tattooed Girl

by Joyce Carol Oates

I Am No One You Know

by Joyce Carol Oates

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June 24, 2004 issue

The Mormon Murder Case

Blood of the Prophets: Brigham Young and the Massacre at Mountain Meadows

by Will Bagley

Red Water

by Judith Freeman

November 21, 2002 issue

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