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  • "The Angel Makers" is a true-crime story like no other. In the book, by Patti McCracken, a 1920s midwife who may have been the century’s most prolific killer leading a murder ring of women responsible for the deaths of at least 160 men.
  • In “I Have Some Questions for You,” award-winning author Rebecca Makkai has crafted an investigation into collective memory and a deeply felt examination of one woman’s reckoning with her past.
  • Thomas Mallon’s new novel, "Up with The Sun," mixes murder mystery and showbiz history to tell the fictionalized account of the life and untimely death of Dick Kallman.
  • Rupert Holmes’s much celebrated career ranges from chart-topping story songs with surprising twists like “Escape (The Pina Colada Song)” to Tony Award–winning whodunit musicals ("The Mystery of Edwin Drood"), Edgar Award–winning comedy-thrillers ("Accomplice), and the Nero Wolfe Best American Mystery Novel nominated "Where the Truth Lies."A mix of wordplay, twists and intrigue, "Murder Your Employer" takes us to The McMasters Conservatory for the Applied Arts, a luxurious, clandestine college dedicated to the fine art of murder where earnest students study how best to “delete” their most deserving victim.
  • A Champlain, New York man has been arrested and charged with the murder of a woman found dead in her Plattsburgh apartment last weekend.
  • The husband of a Berkshire County woman who was murdered this weekend in North Adams, Massachusetts was arrested on a homicide charge in Pittsfield this morning. A warning to listeners: this story contains disturbing references to domestic violence and murder.
  • On May 25, 2020, the world was indelibly changed by the murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin. Floyd’s death set off a series of protests in the United States and around the world, awakening millions to the dire need for reimagining this country’s broken system of policing.But behind a face that would be graffitied onto countless murals, and a name that has become synonymous with civil rights, there is the reality of one man’s stolen life: a life beset by suffocating systemic pressures that ultimately proved inescapable.Placing George Floyd’s narrative within the larger context of America’s enduring legacy of institutional racism, the new book: His Name is George Floyd: One Man’s Life and the Struggle for Racial Justice, is a landmark biography by prizewinning Washington Post reporters, Robert Samuels and Toluse Olorunnipa. Olorunnipa joins us.
  • Stewart O’Nan’s latest novel “Ocean State” is a crushing, beautifully written, and compelling story about sisters, mothers, and daughters, and the terrible things love makes us do. The story is one of the build-up to and fall-out from a murder, told through the alternating perspectives of the four women at its heart.
  • Authorities say they made an arrest related to a December homicide in Pittsfield, Massachusetts.
  • New York State Troopers have arrested a Duanesburg man they say admitted to stabbing his family.