In this episode, we get excited about two books: The Only One Left by Riley Sager and The Art Thief: A True Story of Love, Crime, and a Dangerous Obsession by Michael Finkel. Then Dave shares the amazing story of the gilded age socialite Ida Wood. [transcript]
The Only One Left by Riley Sager.
Riley talked about his book in this video from The Poisoned Pen bookshop.
Smithsonian magazine: Why 19th-Century Axe Murderer Lizzie Borden Was Found Not Guilty.
The Art Thief: A True Story of Love, Crime, and a Dangerous Obsession by Michael Finkel.
Our podcast episode Maine: Lighthouses, Lobster Rolls, and the King of Horror.
The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit by Michael Finkel.
Smithsonian magazine on Ida Wood: Everything Was Fake but Her Wealth.
A personal essay: My Crazy Aunt Ida.
Top image courtesy of Une Soirée by Jean Béraud.
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