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The story behind the publication of I’ll Be Gone in the Dark, by Michelle McNamara, a masterful true crime account of the Golden State Killer—the elusive serial rapist turned murderer who terrorized California for over a decade. Featuring interviews with the author, her husband, Patton Oswalt, and others who worked to publish the book: the L.A. Magazine editor who commissioned the first long-form article about the killer, Nancy Miller, her literary agent, Dan Greenberg, her book editor, Jennifer Barth, and more. The book is described as utterly original and compelling, destined to become a true crime classic, and the story behind its publication is equally remarkable.

The story behind the publication of I’ll Be Gone in the Dark, by Michelle McNamara, a masterful true crime account of the Golden State Killer—the elusive serial rapist turned murderer who terrorized California for over a decade. Featuring interviews with the author, her husband, Patton Oswalt, and others who worked to publish the book: the L.A. Magazine editor who commissioned the first long-form article about the killer, Nancy Miller, her literary agent, Dan Greenberg, her book editor, Jennifer Barth, and more. The book is described as utterly original and compelling, destined to become a true crime classic, and the story behind its publication is equally remarkable.
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The story behind the publication of I’ll Be Gone in the Dark, by Michelle McNamara, a masterful true crime account of the Golden State Killer—the elusive serial rapist turned murderer who terrorized California for over a decade. Featuring interviews with the author, her husband, Patton Oswalt, and others who worked to publish the book: the L.A. Magazine editor who commissioned the first long-form article about the killer, Nancy Miller, her literary agent, Dan Greenberg, her book editor, Jennifer Barth, and more. The book is described as utterly original and compelling, destined to become a true crime classic, and the story behind its publication is equally remarkable.

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English


Episodes

Episode 2

3/12/2018
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While writing the I’LL BE GONE IN THE DARK, Michelle’s efforts turn the negative of a crime without conviction into a positive, motivating everyday citizens to behave like detectives. But as deadlines come and go, more details on the crime come to light, and Michelle’s obsession with finding the killer intensifies, both thrilling and frustrating her. Buy the book I’LL BE GONE IN THE DARK by Michelle McNamara here: bit.ly/2FXs0Ps To learn more about I'LL BE GONE IN THE DARK, visit...

Duration:00:27:17

Episode 3

3/12/2018
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In the wake of Michelle’s death, her husband Patton Oswalt must assemble a team to compile the research left behind in order to finish I’LL BE GONE IN THE DARK. The team’s effort covers a wide range of what the book became, from trying to stay on the path that Michelle had created, to the origins of the title, and the decision of what to do with the epilogue. Buy the book I’LL BE GONE IN THE DARK by Michelle McNamara here: bit.ly/2FXs0Ps To learn more about I'LL BE GONE IN THE DARK, visit...

Duration:00:24:44

Episode 1

3/5/2018
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Amateur sleuth and true crime journalist Michelle McNamara became obsessed with solving a violent cold case of a serial rapist turned murderer who terrorized California for over a decade in the 70s and 80s. She poured over police reports, interviewed victims, and embedded herself in the online communities that were as obsessed with the case as she was. Just as Michelle was gaining progress in her investigation and writing a book, a sudden death derailed everything. Buy the book I’LL BE GONE...

Duration:00:36:23

Preview of I'll Be Gone In The Dark - The Podcast

2/25/2018
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A 3-part original podcast on the making of I'LL BE GONE IN THE DARK by Michelle McNamara, a masterful true crime account of the Golden State Killer. Episodes release March 6th, 13th, and 20th

Duration:00:04:20