The Innocent Found Guilty

After reading two books this month dealing with unjustly convicted and incarcerated Americans,(one set in Nicaragua and the other in California) I found it disturbing to find that […]

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Orange is the New Black

Piper Kerman, author of Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison graduated from Smith College in the early 1990s. Always a free […]

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Art Thieves & Forgers

March 18, 2010 marked the twentieth anniversary of the devastating art theft at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston (www.gardnermuseum.org). Thirteen masterpieces including pieces by Vermeer, Rembrandt […]

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Ripped From the Headlines

Authors often find interesting news stories and incorporate them into their works of fiction. The following two books are based on true crimes that took place […]

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