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Author of Maniac Harold Schechter

Welcome Harold Schechter

We’re joined on the Starline by an American true crime writer. His 43rd book deals with an infamous mass murder that has been forgotten by time. “Maniac” examines the deadliest school massacre in United States history. We welcome author Harold Schecter.

Harold, let’s go Beyond the Mic you are the true crime novelist. 44 deaths, many more injured, how has time forgotten the Bath massacre?

If the Bath massacre had happened today. What would be the reaction to it?

40 pages of reference notes. How long did it take you to write the book?

As you continue to research true crime, have you notices something in common with all of the perpetrators?

The Rockin’ 8:

Time is running out, so it’s time for the Rockin’ 8, 8 random questions; answer with the first thing that comes to your mind.

There is no Pressure.

1. Favorite of all your books that isn’t “Maniac”?

2. Best place to relax at Queens College?

3. Favorite Alfred Hitchcock movie?

4. Go to drink?

5. Last person you texted?

6. Weird fact about you?

7. Person you would love to have dinner with?

8. What’s your next project?

Why do mass murderers think that by doing something unspeakable, that they will be remembered?

His favorite book of his is Hells Princess, loves playing 1st person shooters and would love to have dinner with Melville. His book “Maniac” on the Bath school massacre is out. We thank Harold Schechter for taking the time to talk to us today.

The Wrap:

And that my friends is Beyond the Mic.

Check out Harold’s book at Amazon

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