Lyceum on Broadway In Cold Blood
Wed Jun 15 2016, 7:00 pm
IN COLD BLOOD – TRUE CRIME, AN AMERICAN GENRE
In the G.A.H.S. Lecture Hall.
Books provided by the NY Council on the Humanities
Participants will have the opportunity to receive a guided tour of the NYPL’s Capote papers
2016 marks the 50th anniversary of the publication of Truman Capote’s In Cold Blood, a pioneering work of new journalism and true crime writing.
These readings invites participants to delve into the history and literature of American crime through a series of five books.
This series is sponsored by the NY Council on the Humanities and co-sponsored by The Library of America and The New York Public Library.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15, 2016 @ 7:00 P.M.
In Cold Blood –Truman Capote’s masterwork, by turns ghastly and sensitive, a tale of class, desperation and crime.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 29, 2016 @ 7:00 P.M.
The Poisoner’s Handbook: Birth of Forensic Medicine in the Jazz Age – science investigates crime in 1920s New York.