Biographies & Memoirs of Criminals

Last updated: January 3, 2012
  1. A Stolen Life: A Memoir
    1. A Stolen Life: A Memoir by Jaycee Lee Dugard Published: July 12, 2011 Score: 79.45
  2. Ghost in the Wires: My Adventures as the World's Most Wanted Hacker
    2. Ghost in the Wires: My Adventures as the World's Most Wanted Hacker by Kevin Mitnick, Steve Wozniak and William L. Simon Published: August 15, 2011 Score: 15.68
  3. The Devil in the White City
    3. The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson Score: 15.39
  4. Lucky
    4. Lucky by Alice Sebold Published: September 22, 2009 Score: 6.05
  5. JFK and the Unspeakable: Why He Died & Why It Matters
    5. JFK and the Unspeakable: Why He Died & Why It Matters by James W. Douglass Published: October 1, 2011 Score: 4.31
  6. Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer (P.S.)
    6. Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer (P.S.) by James L. Swanson Published: February 6, 2007 Score: 3.81
  7. The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher: A Shocking Murder and the Undoing of a Great Victorian Detective
    7. The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher: A Shocking Murder and the Undoing of a Great Victorian Detective by Kate Summerscale Published: June 5, 2010 Score: 2.84
  8. Catch Me If You Can: The True Story of a Real Fake
    8. Catch Me If You Can: The True Story of a Real Fake by Stan Redding and Frank W. Abagnale Published: August 1, 2000 Score: 2.61
  9. My Friend Leonard
    9. My Friend Leonard by James Frey Published: May 1, 2006 Score: 2.56
  10. The Ice Man: Confessions of a Mafia Contract Killer
    10. The Ice Man: Confessions of a Mafia Contract Killer by Philip Carlo Published: April 28, 2009 Score: 2.16
  11. Under And Alone
    11. Under And Alone by William Queen Published: May 30, 2006 Score: 2.07
  12. Brooklyn NY: A Grim Retrospective
    12. Brooklyn NY: A Grim Retrospective by Jerry Castaldo and Chip Deffaa Published: December 16, 2010 Score: 2.01
  13. Alcatraz: A Definitive History of the Penitentiary Years
    13. Alcatraz: A Definitive History of the Penitentiary Years by Michael Esslinger Published: July 24, 2011 Score: 1.8
  14. In the Sanctuary of Outcasts: A Memoir (P.S.)
    14. In the Sanctuary of Outcasts: A Memoir (P.S.) by Neil White Published: June 1, 2010 Score: 1.72
  15. Moll Flanders
    15. Moll Flanders by Daniel Defoe and Davina Porter Published: September 9, 2010 Score: 1.69
  16. Bringing Down the House: The Inside Story of Six M.I.T. Students Who Took Vegas for Millions
    16. Bringing Down the House: The Inside Story of Six M.I.T. Students Who Took Vegas for Millions by Ben Mezrich Published: September 9, 2003 Score: 1.69
  17. You Can Run But You Can't Hide
    17. You Can Run But You Can't Hide by Duane Chapman Published: July 29, 2008 Score: 1.69
  18. Killing Pablo
    18. Killing Pablo by Mark Bowden Published: February 27, 2001 Score: 1.63
  19. Capitol Punishment: The Hard Truth About Washington Corruption From America's Most Notorious Lobbyist
    19. Capitol Punishment: The Hard Truth About Washington Corruption From America's Most Notorious Lobbyist by Jack Abramoff Published: November 7, 2011 Score: 1.52
  20. J. Edgar Hoover: The Man and the Secrets
    20. J. Edgar Hoover: The Man and the Secrets by Curt Gentry Published: November 7, 2011 Score: 1.45
  21. The Stranger Beside Me
    21. The Stranger Beside Me by Ann Rule Published: December 30, 2008 Score: 1.31
  22. No Angel: My Harrowing Undercover Journey to the Inner Circle of the Hells Angels
    22. No Angel: My Harrowing Undercover Journey to the Inner Circle of the Hells Angels by Jay Dobyns, Nils Johnson-Shelton and Mel Foster Published: April 9, 2009 Score: 1.19
  23. Pimp: The Story of My Life
    23. Pimp: The Story of My Life by Iceberg Slim Published: May 10, 2011 Score: 1.19
  24. Kingpin: How One Hacker Took Over the Billion-Dollar Cybercrime Underground
    24. Kingpin: How One Hacker Took Over the Billion-Dollar Cybercrime Underground by Kevin Poulsen Published: February 22, 2011 Score: 1.1
  25. Portrait Of A Killer: Jack The Ripper -- Case Closed: Jack The Ripper -- Case Closed
    25. Portrait Of A Killer: Jack The Ripper -- Case Closed: Jack The Ripper -- Case Closed by Patricia Cornwell Published: October 28, 2003 Score: 1.08

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