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Charles Graeber is an award-winning journalist and New York Times bestselling author of THE GOOD NURSE: A True Story of Medicine, Madness, and Murder (published by Twelve).

He is also a contributor to numerous publications including Wired, The New Yorker, GQ, New York Magazine, Outside Magazine, Bloomberg Businessweek and The New York Times. His writing has been honored with the Overseas Press Club award for the year's Outstanding International Journalism, a New York Press Club Prize, several National Magazine Award-nominations, and inclusion in anthologies including The Best American Crime Writing, The Best American Science Writing, The Best American Business Writing, The Best of National Geographic Adventure and The Best of 20 Years of Wi...more

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The Good Nurse by Charles Graeber
"I’m generally not a fan of true crime stories, but Audible was having a 2-for-1 sale and I thought the story sounded intriguing enough that I was willing to give it a try. I found the book immediately riveting, often staying up much later than int..." Read more of this review »
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"You think Annie Wilkes was bad? Check out this chilling nonfiction account of Charlie Cullen, a friendly nurse who may have killed several -hundred patients before he was caught. Now, there’s a real cockadoodie brat."
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"Charles Cullen may be the most prolific serial killer in American history responsible for the deaths of some 400 patients by lethal injection. While other nurses have murdered patients in a misplaced bid to be a hero or to be merciful, Cullin's co..." Read more of this review »
date: September 18, 2013 05:00PM
location: Square Books, 160 Courthouse Square, Oxford, MS, The United States
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