Just not worth it. I really didn't get any insight into the Bukharian Jewish community, the law guardian (who JM clearly didn't like but really never investigated) or... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Thomas Carafa
Absolutely fascinating peek at an insular society within the greater American and N.Y.C. societies.
Although the stars in this unfortunate slice of life were Orthodox Jews, it... Read more
I would recommend this read to anyone looking to be held at the edge of their seats. This book left me with questions, but enjoyed every bit of this case. Read morePublished 20 months ago by cristina
i was intrigued from the beginning since I am also a law guardian, though that is not what it is called in Virginia. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Dutchgirl
Be sure to read author's follow ups in New York Review of Books. What a shame that the child's wishes/welfare aren't consideredPublished on February 5, 2013 by Catherine Rustagi
This book is based on the real story of a murder for which a woman (the wife of the man who was killed) is accused and declared guilty. Read morePublished on December 8, 2012 by Avida lettrice
This is a good book if you enjoy the law genre. Takes place in Forest Hills Queens and leaves you wondering what will happen. Read morePublished on January 27, 2012 by KP
Malcolm the New Yorker sophisticate was the wrong person to cover this trial; she contrives to make voyeurs of us all. Read morePublished on November 23, 2011 by Simon Barrett 'Il Penseroso'
I was so excited to read this book because we recently moved into Forest Hills and the idea of a murder in our backyard was of course intriguing. Unfortunately, I was disappointed. Read morePublished on October 29, 2011 by su