Twice a year the library staff display their current book favorites for you to read and enjoy. Rate the books you read from the display by submitting a ballot at your branch in order to enter a drawing for a $25 gift card. Check out what the library staff considers current "good reads" and give us your feedback on our choices by voting at a branch and posting a comment.

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Gardner Heist: The True Story of the World’s Largest Unsolved Art Theft by Ulrich Boser

The riveting, true crime account of how two men posing as Boston police officers were able to rob the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum of a dozen masterpieces including one Vermeer, three Rembrandts, five Degas and one Manet in one of the world’s greatest art heists. In spite of a five million dollar reward, years hunting down clues by the legendary fine arts claims adjuster, Harold Smith and exhaustive research by Ulrich Boser not a single painting has been recovered.

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