The first serious study of shoplifting, tracking the fascinating history of this most ancient of crimes. Dismissed by academia and the mainstream media, largely misunderstood, shoplifting has become the territory of mischievous teenagers, tabloid television, and self help gurus.
Here is a very nice feature about The Steal on NOLA.com
Here is a review from the Cleveland Plain Dealer
Here is an interview I did about my “reading habits” with the Chronicle.
Agent: Janklow & Nesbit Associates
Publisher: The Penguin Press