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After the Massacre by Carlos Fonseca
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Staging historical justice in Hernán Ronsino’s Glaxo

Jason Harvey & Josh Safdie
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“I draw bad guys for a living.”

David Shapiro & Alix Lambert
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“What is this? The Sophie’s Choice of creativity?”

Maíra Bühler & Matias Mariani by Gary M. Kramer
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“He needed to know everything about her, and we went beyond his narrative—into his hard drive—to know everything about him.”

Michael Winterbottom by Gary M. Kramer
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Crime, gossip, and feeding the media machine.

Céline Sciamma by Steve Macfarlane
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Cinematic choreography and the art of showing, not telling.

Jesse Moss by Pamela Cohn
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Compassion, religion, and secrets in a North Dakota boom town.

Breanne Fahs by Liz Kinnamon
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Madness, SCUM Manifesto, and Valerie Solanas—history’s most famous lipstick misandrist.

Mathieu Amalric by Liza Béar
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The Blue Room, Simenon, and non-linear narrative.

EL SICARIO by Chris Chang
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Don’t let the hands distract you. The daring documentary El Sicario, by Gianfranco Rosi, interviews an alleged assassin whose only visible characteristic are his lethal five-fingered tools.

Meyer Lansky Breaks his Silence by Zachary Lazar

Gila looked at the photographs and tried to connect them to the man she’d been secretly meeting this past year, but the pictures came from a different order of reality. 

The Exquisite Corpse? by Emily Nonko
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In a photograph my image exists outside of my physical body but does my body still live in a photograph? When applied to the photography of dead bodies, specifically crime scene photography, these questions take an interesting turn.

This Is The House That Horse Built by Colum McCann

This First Proof contains the an excerpt from the novel This Is The House That Horse Built.

William E. Jones’s Tearoom by Roberto Tejada
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On June 23, 1962, in Mansfield, Ohio, the brutal murder of two young girls led to the arrest of Jerrell R. Howell, who admitted to the killings after a struggle to force them “to perform oral sodomy.” 

The Devil’s Gentleman by Harold Schechter

This First Proof contains an excerpt from The Devil’s Gentleman.

Harold Schecter’s The Devil’s Gentleman by Jaime Manrique
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Harold Schechter’s latest nonfiction work is an elegantly written true-crime story, rich in themes and vibrant details. 

Mark Essig’s Edison and the Electric Chair: A Story of Light and Death by Caleb Smith

“I sing the body electric”—this was Walt Whitman’s Romantic wish, for music to turn us on and shock us in our skin.

Gary Indiana’s Depraved Indifference by Suzan Sherman
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In his satiric novel Depraved Indifference, Gary Indiana fictionalizes the incestuous, murderous, disguise-toting grifter team of Kenneth and Sante Kimes, mixing their story with excerpts of letters from Arendt and Kafka.

The Ambassador’s Son by Tom Bissell

This First Proof contains the story “The Ambassador’s Son.”

Errol Morris by Margot Livesey
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Sometime in the mid-1970s Errol Morris read a headline in the San Fransisco Chronicle—“450 Dead Pets To Go To Napa”— and decided to make a film about pet cemeteries. 

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