Crime & Criminal Books

Last updated: January 2, 2012
  1. The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America
    1. The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America by Erik Larson and Scott Brick Published: August 7, 2007 Score: 41.05
  2. FREAKONOMICS: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything ( Penguin Culture )
    2. FREAKONOMICS: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything ( Penguin Culture ) by Steven D. & Dubner, Stephen J. Levitt Score: 22.29
  3. The Innocent Man
    3. The Innocent Man by John Grisham Published: November 20, 2007 Score: 18.41
  4. The Diary Of Anne Frank
    4. The Diary Of Anne Frank by Anne Frank Score: 8.11
  5. The Sociopath Next Door: The Ruthless Versus the Rest of Us
    5. The Sociopath Next Door: The Ruthless Versus the Rest of Us by Martha Stout and Shelly Frasier Published: June 1, 2005 Score: 6.89
  6. In Cold Blood
    6. In Cold Blood by Truman Capote Published: February 1, 1994 Score: 4.65
  7. Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
    7. Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt Published: April 2, 1998 Score: 4.34
  8. On Killing: The Psychological Cost of Learning to Kill in War and Society
    8. On Killing: The Psychological Cost of Learning to Kill in War and Society by Dave Grossman Published: June 22, 2009 Score: 4.13
  9. The New Jim Crow
    9. The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander and Cornel West Published: January 16, 2012 Score: 3.11
  10. The Souls Of Black Folk
    10. The Souls Of Black Folk by W.E.B. Dubois Published: March 6, 2000 Score: 2.93
  11. Helter Skelter: The True Story of the Manson Murders
    11. Helter Skelter: The True Story of the Manson Murders by Vincent Bugliosi and Curt Gentry Published: December 1, 2001 Score: 2.77
  12. The Firm
    12. The Firm by John Grisham Score: 2.76
  13. Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer
    13. Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer by James L. Swanson Published: February 7, 2006 Score: 1.92
  14. Alcatraz: A Definitive History of the Penitentiary Years
    14. Alcatraz: A Definitive History of the Penitentiary Years by Michael Esslinger Published: July 24, 2011 Score: 1.8
  15. Catch Me If You Can: The Amazing True Story of the Youngest and Most Daring Con Man in the History of Fun and Profit
    15. Catch Me If You Can: The Amazing True Story of the Youngest and Most Daring Con Man in the History of Fun and Profit by Frank W. Abagnale Published: March 1, 2001 Score: 1.73
  16. The Ice Man: Confessions of a Mafia Contract Killer
    16. The Ice Man: Confessions of a Mafia Contract Killer by Philip Carlo Published: April 1, 2010 Score: 1.73
  17. Under and Alone: The True Story of the Undercover Agent Who Infiltrated America's Most Violent Outlaw Motorcycle Gang
    17. Under and Alone: The True Story of the Undercover Agent Who Infiltrated America's Most Violent Outlaw Motorcycle Gang by William Queen Published: June 26, 2007 Score: 1.61
  18. The Poisoner's Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York
    18. The Poisoner's Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York by Deborah Blum and Coleen Marlo Published: February 18, 2010 Score: 1.57
  19. My Friend Leonard
    19. My Friend Leonard by James Frey Published: May 1, 2006 Score: 1.56
  20. Men in Black: How the Supreme Court Is Destroying America
    20. Men in Black: How the Supreme Court Is Destroying America by Mark R. Levin Published: February 1, 2005 Score: 1.36
  21. Gang Leader for a Day: A Rogue Sociologist Takes to the Streets
    21. Gang Leader for a Day: A Rogue Sociologist Takes to the Streets by Sudhir Venkatesh Published: December 30, 2008 Score: 1.32
  22. Civil Action
    22. Civil Action by Jonathan Harr Published: November 1, 1998 Score: 1.26
  23. Killing Pablo
    23. Killing Pablo by Mark Bowden Published: May 1, 2002 Score: 0.98
  24. Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison
    24. Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison by Piper Kerman Published: March 8, 2011 Score: 0.98
  25. Assassination Vacation
    25. Assassination Vacation by Sarah Vowell Published: January 31, 2006 Score: 0.93

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