Homicide. Ein Jahr auf mörderischen Straßen
Publish date: August 2011
Pages no: 832
Edition language: Deutsch
, True Crime
David Simon's Homicide is an extremely riviting read. It's up there as one of my favorite non-fiction reads. I was familiar with Simon's work with The Wire, and it was cool to read some scenes and dialogue that I recognized from the show. Like with other non-fiction books I dig, this one reads a lot...
Enjoyed this non-fiction book. It was a little slow and dry in some parts, but the behind-the-scenes look at homicide detectives was very interesting. Wish I'd watched The Wire on HBO!
Updated Review:I re-read this because I am going to teach it this fall. In a book about how homicides are investigated, Simon looks at race, class, politics, police, residents, drugs, sexism, racism, and any another ism. There is plently in this book to chew over.Older ReviewI finally read this. ...
This is an amazing book. Two people picked this out of my "To Read" list as their suggestion for what I should tackle next. Interestingly enough, I had already started it. I had heard about this book originally on a private list that I'm on, but never saw a copy at any bookstore that I went to. Then...