Bart Everts

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An Assassin in Utopia: The True Story of a Nineteenth-Century Sex Cult and a President’s Murder

Still, readers will find Guiteau’s devolution into an assassin and the history of Oneida both fascinating and shocking, with uncanny parallels to today’s news stories.

When Innocence Is Not Enough: Hidden Evidence and the Failed Promise of the Brady Rule

A well-researched, impactful account of the inequities in the legal justice system. Should be required reading for anyone working in the criminal justice system.

Deadly Triangle: The Famous Architect, His Wife, Their Chauffeur, and Murder Most Foul

In spite of its flaws, this book is likely to appeal to true-crime fans. Goldenberg’s style titillates with the skill of a good gossip columnist, armed with the tools of both a criminalist and a historian.

First Among Men: George Washington and the Myth of American Masculinity

Will appeal to scholars and general readers interested in popular conceptions of Washington and American masculinity.


Organize, Fight, Win: Black Communist Women’s Political Writing

This book returns the voices of Black women Communists to their rightful place in histories of labor, race, and gender in the 20th century. Libraries serving historians or general readers interested in Black women’s history and activism need to add this to their shelves.

The Sassoons: The Great Global Merchants and the Making of an Empire

A meticulously detailed account of the rise and fall of a mercantile dynasty that will appeal to casual history buffs and academics alike.

Little Brother: Love, Tragedy, and My Search for the Truth

A heartfelt account of a life cut short, and the jarring inequities that contributed to the tragedy.

Whole Earth: The Many Lives of Stewart Brand

A laudatory biography of Brand that admirers, the unfamiliar, and even some detractors will find insightful.

Lawyer X

An excellent account of one of the largest police scandals in Australian history, from the seasoned journalists who exposed it.

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