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Wednesday, June 3, 2015

True Crime Genre Study Assignment

Tomorrow, we are meeting to discuss Psychological Suspense for the ARRT Crime Fiction Genre Study which means it is time to unveil the next assignment.

Here is the link to the page for August’s discussion of True Crime.  I have also reposted it below.

As always, feel free to use our Genre Study Assignments to assist you in leading your own.  All we ask is that you credit ARRT.


Assignment-- You Should Read At Least 3 Books in Total

Benchmark (Choose One):
  • In Cold Blood by Truman Capote
  • Helter Skelter: the True Story of the Manson Murders by Vincent Bugliosi 
  • Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt
Please read two more books from the list below:
  • Blue Blood by Edward Conlon
  • John Douglas (any title)
  • Diane Fanning (any title)
  • Robert Graysmith (any title)
  • The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America by Erik Larson
  • Joe McGinniss (any title)
  • Ann Rule (any title)
  • James Swanson (any title)
*This meeting will also include a general discussion of true crime as a "genre. 

Questions? Contact Magan mszwarek@fppl.org 

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