- Covering the Plague: AIDS and the American Media
In this thorough, often gripping study, Kinsella, a former Los Angeles Herald-Examiner editor, shows how the media and medical experts fumbled the AIDS story.
- The NYPD Tapes: A Shocking Story of Cops, Cover-Ups, and Courage
In this scathing exposé of America’s largest police department, Rayman, a writer for the Village Voice, reveals how a whistleblowing NYPD officer turned the trend of manipulating crime data for political gain on its head, daring to sue the department to halt the practice.
- Covered with Night: A Story of Murder and Indigenous Justice in Early America
NYU history professor Eustace (1812: War and the Passions of Patriotism) delivers an immersive account of the fallout from the 1722 killing of a Seneca Indian hunter by two white fur traders in Pennsylvania.
- Never Judge a Lady by Her Cover
Soon they form an intimate connection, with many deep emotional developments that propel the story.
- The Turkey Shoot: Tracking the Attica Cover-Up
A major contribution to the Attica story.
- Lit Riffs: Writers ""Cover"" Songs They Love
Writers pay homage to rockers in Lit Riffs, a collection of 24 stories inspired by songs.
- COVER-UP OF CONVENIENCE: The Hidden Scandal of Lockerbie
British journalists Ashton and Ferguson, who spent years covering the story, believe that the U.S. government deliberately ignored the actual perpetrators and falsely implicated two Libyans instead (one of them was convicted).
- Off the Wall: Wonderful Wall Coverings of the Twentieth Century
The editors of Beach: Stories by the Sand and Sea turn their attention indoors in a colorful celebration of wallpaper.
- Under Cover of Daylight: James W. Hall
Setting his suspense story in the Florida Keys, Hall, who is also a poet, makes place and climate as important as character in building the powerful effect of this accomplished novel.
- Thinks Out Loud: A Blog at First
Still, fans of stories set in the tech world, residents of the Seattle area, and readers who enjoy offbeat and original stories will be entertained.
- Chocolate Covered Murder: A Lucy Stone Mystery
An intriguing story line compensates only in part for patches of clunky prose and unconvincing dialogue (“I hope he doesn’t have post-traumatic stress syndrome like so many returning vets”).
- Smokescreen: The Truth Behind the Tobacco Industry Cover-Up
He untangles tobacco industry lies at Congressional hearings, tells the stories of several crucial whistle-blowers and points out the corruption of a Congress in thrall to tobacco bucks.
- Crime Beat: A Decade of Covering Cops and Killers
In three sections, "The Cops," "The Killers" and "The Cases," Connelly presents a wide variety of stories from the 1980s and early '90s, ranging from local crimes to national sensations such as the serial killer Christopher Wilder, one of the FBI's Most Wanted.
- The World's Greatest Chocolate-Covered Pork Chops
Now all three chefs are up for the award, creating even higher stakes as the story careens to its conclusion.
- Covering America: A Narrative History of a Nation's Journalism
In addition to the interesting stories, Daly makes many cogent arguments about what the press has meant to the country's shared history and identity.