Whether you’re interested in notorious murderers and serial killers or just into the Gaslight Era in general, we’ve got a great program for you. Devils in the White City and Beyond will explore some of the most notorious personalities from the 19th century. Register here to attend this Saturday, May 12. If you can’t make it, we’ve got you covered with some suggestions to read and watch.
*If it’s the period you’re interested in, don’t miss Gaslight Mystery series author Victoria Thompson’s visit on June 26. Register here and check out our display nook near the Customer Service desk to read up beforehand.
- The Devil in the White City: murder, magic, and madness at the fair the changed America by Erik Larson (book)
- H.H. Holmes: the true history of the White City Devil by Adam Selzer (book)
- Lizzie Borden: the legend, the truth, the final chapter by Arnold R. Brown (book)
- The Lizzie Borden Chronicles (miniseries)
- The Devil's Rooming House: the true story of America's deadliest female serial killer by M. William Phelps (book)
- Popular Crime: reflections on the celebration of violence by Bill James (book)
- Arsenic and Old Lace (movie)
- The Saga of the Bloody Benders by Rick Geary (graphic novel)
- A Treasury of Victorian Murder Compendium by Rick Geary, Part 1 and Part 2 (graphic novels)