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The Journal Gazette

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 1:00 am

New library books

The following true crime books are new at the Aboite branch of the Allen County Public Library.

 

“The Last Job: The Bad Grandpas and the Hatton Garden Heist” by Dan Bilefsky

This book describes how a group of six septuagenarian thieves came out of retirement for one last heist, targeting the Hatton Garden Safe Deposit and succeeding in stealing items worth at least $19 million.

 

“The Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper”by Hallie Rubenhold

Miscast in the media for nearly 130 years, the victims of Jack the Ripper finally get their full stories told in this eye-opening and chilling reminder that life for middle-class women in Victorian London could be full of social pitfalls and peril.

 

“The Last Stone”by Mark Bowden

This book documents the story of how five skilled detectives navigated the deceptions of a prisoner who hid his role in the 1975 disappearance of two young sisters.

 

“Chasing Cosby: The Downfall of America's Dad” by Nicole Weisensee Egan

An award-winning journalist provides a detailed account of the downfall of Bill Cosby, who was convicted of drugging and sexually assaulting a woman in early 2018, after being accused of the crime 13 years prior.

 

“Moneyland”by Oliver Bullough

An investigative journalist's deep dive into the corrupt workings of the world's kleptocrats takes him from ruined towns on the edge of Siberia to Bond-villain lairs in London and Manhattan.