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true crime book club

Calling all true crime fans! The Crime Museum Book Club is a monthly book club featuring American true crime history, law enforcement, and survivor stories. We hope to start insightful discussions about cases, authors, and individuals affected by particular crimes. We hope you’ll join us!

The book club will be held on the Alcatraz East Facebook Page.

Please join us today!

November 2022 Book:
The Doomsday Mother: Lori Vallow, Chad Daybell, and the End of an American Family by John Glatt

October 2022 Book:
The Line Becomes a River: Dispatches from the Border by Francisco Cantú

September 2022 Book:
A Serial Killer’s Daughter: My Story of Faith, Love, and Overcoming by Kerri Rawson

August 2022 Book:
Vendetta: Bobby Kennedy Versus Jimmy Hoffa by James Neff

June 2022 Book:
All That Remains: A Renowned Forensic Scientist on Death, Mortality, and Solving Crimes by Sue Black

May 2022 Book:
Ma Barker: America’s Most Wanted Mother by Chris Enss

April 2022 Book:
Stalling for Time: My Life as an FBI Hostage Negotiator by Gary Noesner

February 2022 Book:
Devil’s Know: The True Story of the West Memphis Three by Mara Leveritt

December 2021 Book:
Don’t Call It a Cult: The Shocking Story of Keith Raniere and the Women of NXIVM by Sarah Berman

November 2021 Book:
Monster: The True Story of the Jeffrey Dahmer Murders by Anne E. Schwartz

October 2021 Book:
A Stranger Killed Katy: The True Story of Katherine Hawelka, Her Murder on a New York Campus, and How Her Family Fought Back by William D. LaRue

September 2021 Book:
The Family Next Door: The Heartbreaking Imprisonment of the Thirteen Turpin Siblings and Their Extraordinary Rescue by John Glatt

August 2021 Book:
BAD KARMA: The True Story of a Mexico Trip from Hell by Paul Wilson

July 2021 Book:
The Road to Jonestown: Jim Jones and Peoples Temple by Jeff Guinn

June 2021 Book:
The Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper by Hallie Rubenhold

May 2021 Book:
Hell’s Princess: The Mystery of Belle Gunness, Butcher of Men by Harold Schechter

April 2021 Book:
We Keep the Dead Close: A Murder at Harvard and a Half Century of Silence by Becky Cooper

March 2021 Book:
The Night Stalker: The Disturbing Life and Chilling Crimes of Richard Ramirez by Philip Carlo

February 2021 Book:
The Devil’s Harvest: A Ruthless Killer, a Terrorized Community, and the Search for Justice in California’s Central Valley by Jessica Garrison

January 2021 Book:
The Killer’s Shadow: The FBI’s Hunt for a White Supremacist Serial Killer by John E. Douglas and Mark Olshaker

December 2020 Book:
If You Tell: A True Story of Murder, Family Secrets, and the Unbreakable Bond of Sisterhood by Gregg Olsen

Recommended Reads:

We recommend this great book penned by one of our Board of Experts, Derwin Bradley! Learn More About The Author!

The Operator: Fear No Evil

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