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EP 56: True Crime Thursdays: I Don't Think You Really Murder Your Friends

Updated: Oct 18


For this month's True Crime Thursday, Wil'Lani and Tori discuss books that they're currently reading about true crime cases that have made national news and some not-so-well-known crimes as well. The ladies dig deep into the discussion of true crime for entertainment and the ethics behind hit shows such as Netflix's Dahmer, NBC's The Thing About Pam, and popular podcasts focused on true crime cases.

The resources discussed in this episode are listed below: How True Crime Media Has Shifted Since the Phenomenon of Serial article from The Guardian; We Keep the Dead Close: A Murder at Harvard and A Half Century of Silence by Becky Cooper; Halfway Heaven: Diary of a Harvard Murder by Melanie Thernstrom; New Book Returns to an Irresistible Theme: the Harvard Murder NYT Book Review article; NBC Dateline "The Real Thing About Pam" podcast episode; The Thing About Pam NBC Dateline podcast; The Thing About Pam NBC show; Bone Deep: Untangling the Betsy Faria Murder Case by Charles Bosworth, Jr. and Joel J. Schwartz; For more information and any comments you have, check out our website at lowndeslibrary.com/listen!

A book cover image of Bone Deep with the title in yellow splayed across the page and a black and white image of Betsy Faria's face on the bottom left corner.
Bone Deep book cover

Book cover with an image of a woman's face in a grainy photo that is overexposed in hues of pink and red
We Keep the Dead Close book cover




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