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Delve into the history and literature of American crime with this five-part series, underwritten by a grant from Humanities New York.

A reading and discussion series co-hosted and presented with the Rye Historical Society.

3 – 4:30 pm, Meeting Room, unless otherwise stated:

*October 6: Compulsion, By Meyer Levin

*November 3: Kitty Genovese: The Murder, The Bystanders, The Crime That Changed America, By Kevin Cook (At The Rye Historical Society)

*November 17: In Cold Blood, By Truman Capote

*December 8: Poisoner’s Handbook: Murder and The Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York, By Deborah Blum (At The Rye Historical Society)

*December 15: Blind Eye: The Terrifying Story of a Doctor Who Got Away With Murder, By James B Stewart

Books available at the Rye Free Reading Room front desk.

For more information go to www.ryelibrary.org.

Event Location: Community Meeting Room
Sponsored by Rye Free Reading Room