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David Harris's "Failed Evidence" Featured on, the Non-fiction Book Source

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February 5, 2013

Professor David Harris's book Failed Evidence: Why Law Enforcement Resists Science (NYU Press, 2012) is the Feb. 4 selection by, a service that highlights and quotes new works for a large community of readers. provides daily subscribers with "an excerpt or quote we view as interesting or noteworthy, offered with commentary to provide context. There is no theme, except that most excerpts will come from a non-fiction work, primarily historical in focus, and will occasionally be controversial. Finally, we hope that the selections will resonate beyond the subject of the book from which they were excerpted."  Other recent selections have included Jared Diamond, The World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies, Gordon Wood, Empire of Liberty: A History of the Early Republic, 1789-1815, and Ray Kurzweil and Terry Grossman, Transcend: Nine Steps to Living Well Forever.

See the feature on Failed Evidence here.

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