Investigating CSI

Inside the Crime Labs of Las Vegas, Miami, and New York

Edited by Donn Cortez with Leah Wilson

This selection of smart, accessible essays covers CSI’s cutting-edge science, intriguing mysteries and engaging personal dynamics. Essays from experts in the field illuminate such processes as DNA testing, ballistics, crime-scene photography, and autopsy procedure. With pieces that focus on the leads’ varying appeals, the history of forensics on television, the show’s treatment of alternate sexualities, and whether the incredible attention to detail actually gives criminals an advantage, this anthology provides an in-depth investigation that enriches the viewing experience.

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Indecision and the Fan Girl: A Guest Post
Posted August 2nd

Guest Post by Kristine Kathryn Rusch

Inspired by a similar post the Smart Pop team posted a couple months ago, we’ve asked some of our contributors’ to provide guest posts with their favorite Smart Pop essays selected. First up is the talented Kristine Kathryn Rusch’s picks.

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When the kind folks at BenBella asked me to write a blog about my three favorite essays in the Smart Pop series, I said yes. Sounds easy, right? Three favorite. Sure, no problem.

Until I actually sat down to write the blog....

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