In January’s Library Chat Podcast, we continue our new format where we invite a different library staff member to join us as a special guest. They will choose the topic to be discussed during Library Chat and we will talk to them about what they do on the library team, as well as books and podcasts around their chosen topic.
For January’s Library Chat Jodi Aldini, Access Services Librarian joins us to talk about true crime books and podcasts with a focus on forensics.
Books we discussed during the podcast:
Jeffrey Lindsay’s Dexter series
Kathy Reich’s Temperance Brennan Series
Tess Gerritsen’s Rizzoli and Isles series
Patricia Cornwell’s Kay Scarpetta series
Iris Johansen’s Eve Duncan series
Kendra Elliott’s Bone Secret series
Karen Slaughter’s Sara Linton series
Karen Robard’s Charlotte Stone series
Meg Gardiner’s Jo Becket series
Elizabeth George’s Inspector Thomas Lynley series
Ann Rule’s Crime Files Series
18 Tiny Deaths: the untold story of Frances Glessner Lee and the invention of modern forensics by Bruce Goldfarb DB99021
Blood, Bullets, and Bones: the story of forensic science from Sherlock Holmes to DNA by Bridget Heos DB86620
The Cadaver King and the Country Dentist: a true story of injustice in the American South by Radley Balko and Tucker Carrington DB90785
The Dead of Winter: how battlefield investigators, WWII veterans, and forensic scientists solved the mystery of the Bulge’s lost soldiers by Bill Warnock DB63155
The Poisoner’s Handbook: murder and the birth of forensic medicine in Jazz Age New York by Deborah Blum DB72307
Podcast we discussed:
Forensic Files Podcast
A true crime podcast that features segments from episodes of the television program Forensic Files.
Episode: Beaten By a Hair