True Crime Stories And A Hard Look At Our "Savage Appetites"

Oct 17, 2019

Are you obsessed with true crime? Maybe you identify with the victim or the detective—or possibly even with the killer. The journalist Rachel Monroe says that women are the most ravenous consumers of true crime. In Savage Appetites, she sets out to learn why. 

Are you obsessed with true crime stories? You know, cold cases, serial killers, wrongful convictions. Maybe you identify with the victim or the detective—or possibly even with the killer. The journalist Rachel Monroe says that women are the most ravenous consumers of true crime. In her book Savage Appetites, she sets out to learn why by diving headfirst into true stories about four women who each became obsessed with different crimes, each in very different ways.