Relinquished: The Politics of Adoption and the Privilege of American Motherhood

Who gets to be a mom in our patriarchal, capitalist society?

Strong Passions: A Scandalous Divorce in Old New York

An excessively detailed, not-so-titillating tale of 19th-century Manhattan.

The Bishop and the Butterfly: Murder, Politics, and the End of the Jazz Age

The tawdry case that helped FDR win the White House.

Who Owns This Sentence?: A History of Copyrights and Wrongs

An astute survey of ever-evolving proprietorship laws.

Blood & Ink

By Joe Pompeo

Blood & Ink

A deliciously tawdry, well-told tale.

Brooding Over Bloody Revenge: Enslaved Women’s Lethal Resistance

A scorching, stunning look at private revolts against bondage.

The Case of the Married Woman

A discarded wife demands equal protection under the law.

The Winning Ticket

By Rob Sand with Reid Forgrave

The Winning Ticket

The entertaining tale of a gamer gone bad.