Justice-related Gifts to Consider

The Darker Side

We start with a subject area which despite its seriousness remains perennially popular, before moving onto ‘lighter’ matters! Alan Jackaman’s Napper: Through a Glass Darkly was the basis for the Channel 4’s 2021 drama ‘Deceit.’ It describes his 15 year campaign to bring Robert Napper to justice for a later murder after he killed Rachel Nickell on Wimbledon Common plus the mistakes that allowed this to happen.… Read more “Justice-related Gifts to Consider”

New TV shows based on Waterside Books

Joining the ranks of previous Waterside Press Books on Screen are two more recent titles:


Waterside Press publications feature in two recent TV releases based on real life cases. Developed around Alan Jackaman’s Napper: Through a Glass Darkly, Channel 4’s Deceit tells the incredible story of police obsession with the wrong man.… Read more “New TV shows based on Waterside Books”

Thomas Mathiesen (1933-2021)

Thomas Mathiesen  (1933-2021)
All at Waterside Press were saddened to learn of the death on 28 May 2021 of Scandinavian sociologist Thomas Mathiesen who was for many years Professor of the Sociology of Law at Oslo University. His fine achievements will be amply catalogued elsewhere so I will confine myself to a few personal recollections.… Read more “Thomas Mathiesen (1933-2021)”

Tenth Anniversary as Film Trailer Released

Tenth Anniversary as Film Trailer Released
15 February 2021

Justin Rollins’ The Lost Boyz celebrates its tenth anniversary as one of our best-selling titles this month – some feat for a book written by a reformed offender, that it should be consistently in demand for that length of time.… Read more “Tenth Anniversary as Film Trailer Released”