True Crime Book Club: Midnight In the Garden of Good & Evil
2020 Book Club is taking a new spin and focusing on True Crime books! Join us in May as we discuss Midnight in the Garden of Good & Evil by John Berendt.
”Genteel society ladies who compare notes on their husbands' suicides. A hilariously foul-mouthed black drag queen. A voodoo priestess who works her roots in the graveyard at midnight. A prominent antiques dealer who hangs a Nazi flag from his window to disrupt the shooting of a movie. And a redneck gigolo whose conquests describe him as a "walking streak of sex". These are some of the real residents of Savannah, Georgia, a city whose eccentric mores are unerringly observed, and whose dirty linen is gleefully aired, in this utterly irresistible audio. At once a true-crime murder story and a hugely entertaining and deliciously perverse travelogue, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil is as bracing and intoxicating as half-a-dozen mint juleps.”
Total Pages (Paperback): 400 pages
Audiobook Time: 15 hrs 4 min
Add upcoming book clubs to your calendar and library queue:
- June 18: Columbine (Dave Cullen)
- July 16: In Cold Blood (Truman Capote)