Forced Confessions: On True Crime Writing
The pieces here map the translation of event into prose—the creation of true crime writing.
The Sixth Victim
It all began about the time that the men and women were finishing their first drinks.
It's not your job to solve this case.
I Found Out I Was Dead
"She’s the one who identified the body with your name, address, and document number."
Like most gruesome crimes, the case also reveals something of society’s ills.