The Life and Trials of Lenny Dykstra, Policing the Newark Police Department

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A man walks by a police car in downtown on May 13, 2014 in Newark, New Jersey.

New Yorker staff writer Jennifer Gonnerman profiles Derrick Hamilton, who spent almost 21 years in prison for a murder he did not commit and worked as a self-taught lawyer to prove his innocence. Former MLB player Lenny Dykstra on his memoir, House of Nails. Award-winning author Lionel Shriver on her latest novel, The Mandibles, which imagines an unprecedented financial collapse in the near future. A new Frontline documentary by Jelani Cobb investigates the Newark Police Department, its troubled relationship with the people of Newark and mayor Ras Baraka’s reform efforts.