March 05, 1984 12:00 PM

There is a wave of non-fiction crime books. Truman Capote’s In Cold Blood, which appeared in 1965, was the model, but it is only recently that detailed reconstructions of terrible events have attained such popularity. What is it that makes us so determined to examine the tortuous lives of such criminals as Ted Bundy, Dr. Jeffrey MacDonald and Jean Harris?

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