The Susan Polk murder trial-in which Polk, acting as her own attorney, was tried and convicted of the murder of her husband and former therapist, Felix Polk - is one of the most sensational true crime cases of recent years. And one of the leading journalists working on the case is Carol Pogash. Writing for both the "New York Times" and the "Los Angeles Times", Carol has delved deeply into the back stories of all the protagonists; now, in "Seduced by Madness", she offers the richest and most textured recreation of this twisted story.
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Carol Pogash is a contributing writer for the New York Times. She has also written for the Los Angeles Times Magazine, the Washington Post, the Chicago Tribune, the Miami Herald, and many other newspapers. Her book As Real As It Gets: The Life of a Hospital at the Center of the AIDS Epidemic was a Bay Area bestseller and received only rave reviews, including a starred review in Publishers Weekly. She has deep roots in Orinda, CA, where she lives and where the murder occurred, and in Berkeley, where she used to live and where Felix Polk had his practice. She has recently made a deal with Lifetime TV for a TV movie based on her reporting on the Polk case.About the Author:
Carol Pogash is a regular contributor to the New York Times and has written for the Los Angeles Times Magazine, Washington Post, and many other newspapers and magazines. She is the author of the book As Real As It Gets. She lives in Orinda, California.
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