College English professor who loves classic literature, psychology, neurology and hates pop trash like Twilight and Fifty Shades of Grey.
If you were entranced by the style of Robert Graysmith's Zodiac or Bugliosi's Helter Skelter, you will similarly appreciate the hypnotic writing of Charles Graeber (yes, it means "gravedigger" in German) in The Good Nurse... It is easy enough to (falsely) assure yourself about most dangers in life, but what if your caregiver, outwardly diligent and trustworthy, were a cold-blooded killer, a psychopath murdering those whose bodies are made vulnerable to his supposedly healing hands? And these events were recent. Cullen was only caught in 2003. This book will do for the hospital bed what Psycho did for the shower...
The narrator compares Lizzie Borden to O.J. Simpson. True enough. Both were guilty and got influential lawyers to get them off. But both paid, in a way, in the end. Intriguing story of a girl who whacked her parents.
The thing that makes these BIOGRAPHY shorts so compelling is that they always show the complexity of the characters without simply falling back on the legend. I recommend them one and all.