Tucson Festival of Books

Harold Schechter


Harold Schechter is a renowned American true crime author and historian whose works have delved deep into the chilling world of crime and serial killers. With a distinctive blend of meticulous research and narrative flair, Schechter has penned over fifty best-selling books, including "The Serial Killer Files" and "Depraved: The Definitive True Story of H.H. Holmes." His latest release is “Murderabilia: A History of Crime in 100 Objects." His expertise in the field of true crime has not only captivated readers but also contributed to a greater understanding of the darkest facets of human behavior. Schechter's compelling storytelling and dedication to unearthing the truths behind some of history's most notorious criminals have solidified his status as a prominent figure in the true crime genre.

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Scheduled events:
Exploring the Criminal Mind
True crime experts discuss the workings of the criminal mind.

Integrated Learning Center Room 150 (Seats 155, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 9, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
True Crime
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Michael Finkel, Jana Monroe, Harold Schechter
Moderator: Rick Unklesbay
Ripped from the Headlines
True crime authors discuss corruption and crimes motivated by greed.

Integrated Learning Center Room 150 (Seats 155, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 10, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
True Crime
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Michael Finkel, Mandy Matney, Harold Schechter
Moderator: Mort Rosenblum

Books:
Murderabilia
A History of Crime in 100 Objects
True Crime
Workman Publishing Company, Incorporated
September 2023
ISBN 9781523515295
288 pages

The A to Z Encyclopedia of Serial Killers
True Crime
Simon and Schuster
August 2021
ISBN 9781416521747
352 pages