« Vous supprimez cet article, ou c'est vous qu'on supprime. » Derrière la fumée de sa cigarette, Jake n'est pas vraiment en position de négocier. Premier journaliste occidental à travailler pour le quotidien japonais Yomiuri Shinbun, il court après les bons sujets. Et là, il en tient un. Un sérieux, un fumeux, un dangereux : le yakusa le plus célèbre du Japon s'est fait opérer secrètement aux États-Unis. L'article vaut son pesant d'or. La mafia japonaise le sait. Et elle ne fera pas de cadeau à Jake.
B>'Part memoir, part true crime, wholly brilliant.' - Paula Hawkins, author of The Girl on the Train./b>When law student Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich is asked to work on a death-row hearing for convicted murderer and child molester Ricky Langley, she finds herself thrust into the tangled story of his childhood. As she digs deeper and deeper into the case she realizes that, despite their vastly different circumstances, something in his story is unsettlingly, uncannily familiar.The Fact of a Body is both an enthralling memoir and a groundbreaking, heart-stopping investigation into how the law is personal, composed of individual stories, and proof that arriving at the truth is more complicated, and powerful, than we could ever imagine.
This is the story of the men and women whose lives were irrevocably changed by the Chicago World Fair, and of two men in particular: an architect and a serial killer. Spicing the narrative are the stories of a cast of historical characters including Buffalo Bill, Scott Joplin and Theodore Dreiser.
Brothers Ron and Dan Lafferty insist they were commanded to kill by God. Here, Jon Krakauer provides a riveting account of Taliban-like theocracies in the American heartland controlled by renegade Mormon prophets.