A fascinating compilation of crime stories from The New York Times. Chapters are organised by topic and include explanatory material by Flynn. Includes reproductions of front-page stories.
Kevin Flynn is an investigative editor whose work has helped earn The New York Times numerous awards, including a 2009 Pulitzer Prize. Fie served as the newspaper's police bureau chief from 1998 to 2003.
*"The great virtue of all these pieces is the immediacy of breaking news, now read with the hindsight of history. Wonderfully well executed." --Booklist, Starred review
"Some of the most noteworthy, heartbreaking, intriguing stories that have bled and led throughout the paper's 166-year history."--The New York Times *"Whether the reader dips in or reads the book straight through, this will be a treat for fans of true crime and the history of journalism."--Library Journal (Starred review)