A Reporter’s Cold Case Obsession

Book review: Amy: My Search for Her Killer, by James Renner (Book Depository) How long does it take a crime to become legend? Does it vary based on circumstances, on affluence? If the Bay Village police charged someone in Amy's death after sixteen years, would anyone really believe it? Or has so much time passed... Continue Reading →

Lost and Found Girls

Book review: The Lost Girls: The True Story of the Cleveland Abductions and the Incredible Rescue of Michelle Knight, Amanda Berry, and Gina DeJesus by John Glatt (Amazon / Book Depository) True crime writer John Glatt's The Lost Girls is saddled with a painfully long subtitle, I assume to distinguish it from the long list of other books named... Continue Reading →

The Darkness of Someone Else’s Past

Book review: I Will Find You, by Joanna Connors (Amazon / Book Depository) Journalist Joanna Connors is unbelievably brave, whether she admits it or not. She denies it in her memoir, I Will Find You, but everything she does proves otherwise. At age 30, Connors was raped by a man hanging out in an empty theater where she showed... Continue Reading →

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