In Cold Blood by Truman Capote. If you've ever taken a journalism class, you've probably read Truman Capote's seminal nonfiction book about a murder in a quiet town, "In Cold Blood." It's a classic for a reason. Everyone should read it.
In Cold Blood - Truman Capote. "As Truman Capote reconstructs the murder and the investigation that led to the capture, trial, and execution of the killers, he generates both mesmerizing suspense and astonishing empathy.
On November in the small town of Holcomb, Kansas, four members of the Clutter family were savagely murdered by blasts from a shotgun held a few inches from their faces. There was no apparent motive for the crime, and there were almost no clues.