In Cold Blood. This nonfiction novel revolves around the murder of the Clutter family in 1959, and why the murderers, Perry and Dick, committed their crimes. Author Truman Capote leads us in without judgment, and in doing so lets us come up with our own conclusions about the penal system, justice, and the nature of violent crimes.
I've read some of these and some are already on my "to read" list... Maybe I should read some more of them? 25 YA Books For Adults Who Don’t Read Young Adult Literature. I'd add on The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian and the Hunger Games to this list. I want to read these!