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The Mad Sculptor: The Maniac, the Model, and the Murder that Shook the Nation by Harold Schechter

*Nominated for a 2015 Edgar Award*

*Amazon Best Books of the Month, February 2014*

The Mad Sculptor is as gripping as the cleverest Golden Age mystery….Mr. Schechter outdoes himself.” The Wall Street Journal

“Ambitious, bold, and evocative, Schechter’s storytelling grabs the reader in a similar manner to Capote’s searing In Cold Blood.” Publishers Weekly

“Grisly…The novelist Raymond Chandler listed it as No. 3 on his compilation of the 10 greatest crimes of the century.” The New York Times

“This fascinating tale of a charismatic and savvy madman will thrill historical true crime fans.” Library Journal

“Schechter adds another page-turner to his stable of atmospheric, highly readable true-crime works.” Booklist