True Crime: New Perspectives

1:00pm EST

October 4, 2020

International / Non-Fiction

Join Hallie Rubenhold, Baillie Gifford Prize-winning chronicler of the victims of Jack the Ripper, in conversation with Casey Cep, whose book on the courtroom drama of a 1970s serial killer, Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud and the Last Trial of Harper Lee, was also shortlisted for the prize last year. They discuss their books, The Five and Furious Hours, and how the genre of true crime does not have to be sensationalist and can uncover hidden lives. The conversation is presented by the Baillie Gifford Prize and will be moderated by documentary maker Dr. Myriam Francois, who was a judge on the 2019 Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-fiction.

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