The classic study of alienation, existentialism, and how great artists have portrayed characters who exist on the margins of society.
Published to immense acclaim in the mid-1950s, The Outsider helped to make popular the literary concept of existentialism. Authors like Sartre, Kafka, Hemingway, and Dostoyevsky, as well as artists like Van Gogh and Nijinsky, delved for a deeper understanding of the human condition in their
Did werewolves roam the countryside of fifteenth century France? What exactly is El Chupacabra, a creature whose name translates to The Goat Sucker" in English? What phantoms and apparitions drift the halls of Borley Rectory, earning it the nickname of The Most Haunted House in England"? Featuring maps, callouts, and facts that locate these...
From the bestselling author of THE OUTSIDER
Serial killers are the headline-grabbing criminals of the modern world. But despite extensive police investigations, court trials, and news stories, a complete map of the serial-killer mindset has proven elusive.
This fascinating study by one of the world's foremost popular criminologists lays bare the roots of a terrifying modern phenomenon. The term "serial killer" is still relatively new, coined...