Book cover of Is Rape a Crime?: A Memoir, an Investigation, and a Manifesto by Michelle Bowdler
Biography & Autobiography

Is Rape a Crime?: A Memoir, an Investigation, and a Manifesto

She Said meets Know My Name in Michelle Bowdler’s provocative debut, telling the story of her rape and recovery while interrogating why one of society’s most serious crimes goes largely uninvestigated.

The crime of rape sizzles like a lightning strike. It pounces, flattens, destroys. A person stands whole, and in a moment of unexpected violence, that life, that body is gone.
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Book cover of Terror to the Wicked: America's First Trial by Jury That Ended a War and Helped to Form a Nation by Tobey Pearl
Colonial Period

Terror to the Wicked: America’s First Trial by Jury That Ended a War and Helped to Form a Nation

A little-known moment in colonial history that changed the course of America’s future. A riveting account of a brutal killing, an all-out manhunt, and the first murder trial in America, set against the backdrop of the Pequot War (between the Pequot tribe and the colonists of Massachusetts Bay) that ended this two-year war and brought about a peace that allowed the colonies to become a nation. […Learn More]