A woman in the shape of a monster

The Poisoner's Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York - Deborah Blum Soooo good. I love these kinds of microhistories and this is a wonderful portrait of Charles Norris and Alexander Gettler, two of New York's preeminent of New York's preeminent forensic scientists and the pioneers of modern Toxicology. READ THIS AND FIND OUT HOW MUCH OF YOUR FAVORITE CRIME PROCEDURALS OWE FROM THEM.

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The Karamazov Brothers
Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Ignat Avsey