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Forensic Science: How True Crimes Are Solved and Why Are We Attracted to Books and Movies About Them

What is there in gruesome crimes and horror movies that attract us so often? What makes us curious about true-crime movies, books, news and magazine articles? What drives us, at times so forcefully, to “enjoy” reading and/or watching movies depicting crimes? Nigel McCrery’s “Silent Witnesses: The often gruesome but always fascinating history of forensic science” • Read More »