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A New Year's Resolution For The True-Crime Author

True crime? It is to laugh: David Samuels' The Runner is more a true-confessions kind of book. The New Press hide caption

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by Sarah D. Bunting

A new year brings with it New Year's resolutions — to lose weight, to quit smoking, to cap the impractical-shoe budget once and for all. It's easy to make these resolutions, then break them as the second week (or hour) of January dawns.

It's even easier to suggest resolutions for