The Crime Writers’ Association

ALCS Gold Dagger for Non-fiction 2023


Amit Katwala

Tremors In The Blood: Murder, Obsession and the Birth of the Lie Detector

Published by: Harper Collins

The strange story of the friends and rivals whose careers were made and derailed by the polygraph. Katwala’s book hinges on two key US cases involving the detector but is also a cautionary tale on the dangers of relying too much on science, or pseudo-science.

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