'Ghettoside': An intimate look at a black homicide in Los Angeles

April 8, 2015 12:07 PM

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"Ghettoside: A True Story of Murder in America" by Jill Leovy; Spiegel & Grau (386 pages, $28)

"This is a book about a very simple idea: where the criminal justice system fails to respond vigorously to violent injury and death, homicide becomes endemic."

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