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The Capitol Hill Branch is temporarily closed starting Jan. 12, 2015, for about 3 weeks for refurbishing. The book drop and parking garage also will close. While the branch is closed, patrons may choose any other Library location as a pickup location for items placed on hold and may return materials to any branch. If patrons don't select an alternate branch for holds pickup, holds that have not arrived by Jan. 2 will be sent to the Central Library.
Annotation:In a time of vast wage disparity and mounting unrest, domestic terrorists hatched a deadly plot. Fans of Erik Larson will enjoy this riveting account of the crime of the century, circa 1910.
Annotation:Published in 1966, this harrowing account of the senseless murder of a family on the Kansas plains and the men who did it set the standard for powerful crime reportage and narrative nonfiction.
Annotation:There’s one in almost every class. A weirdo kid who everyone laughs at. At Revere High School, his name was Jeffrey Dahmer. A sobering memoir of how a monster is made, in graphic novel form.
Annotation:Dubbed the "Angel of Death" by some media outlets, registered nurse Charlie Cullen confessed to killing dozens of hospital patients over a 16-year period, and is implicated in the murder of hundreds more.
Annotation:Killers Peter Robinson, Polly Bodine and Anton Probst may not have the notoriety of Ted Bundy and Lizzie Borden, yet their crimes were eerily similar to famous ones. What makes some murders the stuff of legend?
Annotation:Only when Clark Rockefeller kidnapped his own daughter did the world learn that the wealthy American executive was really a German immigrant named Christian Gerhartsreiter. Stranger than fiction.