Contrast

I have a number of Google alerts set concerning the OCCK case and today this landed in my in-box. I have not, nor will I, read this book, but please listen before moving on:

Of much greater interest to me, and by coincidence, today an author shared something more compelling:

No outlet would post Jason’s review, but he shared it with me so I could read it. For me, this also raises yet another theme, how “legends” get kudos when maybe they are not due and the power imbalance that influences what people read and believe.

This reminded me of another fiction book written with the “back drop” or “overlay” of the OCCK crimes covered by the NYT in May 2020, https://catherinebroad.blog/2020/05/01/a-crime-novelist-on-the-oakland-county-child-killer-new-york-times-5-1-20/. For me, this reader’s comment summed it up in a different way: