Castro Valley Library

Staff Favorites II by crselig2014
Wednesday, March 30, 2016, 3:39 pm
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Here’s another entry in our series of posts highlighting our staff members’ favorite books. Jessica is one of the Pages at the Library, and she makes sure the books are well organized on the shelves. As you can see from her selections below she’s got a soft spot for contemporary and classic fiction.


Guilty or Not? by crselig2014
Wednesday, March 2, 2016, 11:15 am
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anatomyofinjusticePeople love controversial murder cases. You need to look no further than our fascination with the Serial podcast about Adnan Syed, the new television series on the OJ Simpson trial, and Netflix’s hit docu-drama Making a Murderer.

If you are looking for more such stories, check out these books. Click on the link for more information. They won’t disappoint!

Anatomy of Injustice: a Murder Case Gone Wrong by Raymond Bonner

Devil’s Knot: the True Story of the West Memphis Three by Mara Leveritt

Echoes in the Darkness by Joseph Wambaugh

Echoes of My Soul by Robert Tanenbaum

Getting Life: an Innocent Man’s 25-year Journey from Prison to Peace by Michael Morton

The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town by John Grisham

Manifest Injustice: The True Story of a Convicted Murderer and the Lawyers Who Want Him Freed by Barry Siegel

Sleepers by Lorenzo Carcaterra

A Wilderness of Error: The Trials of Jeffrey MacDonald by Errol Morris

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