Australia’s fascination: the rise of true crime

What was once seen as a niche genre has now exploded into popular culture – at Brimbank Writer's Festival three authors explain true crime's meteoric rise.
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From Truman Capote’s classic In Cold Blood to ABC’s podcast Trace, true crime has experienced an image transformation. What was once a genre considered uncultured by literary critics, the surge in the true crime’s popularity is remarkable and unprecedented.  

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