Covid Guidelines for Physical Events

We continue to follow government guidelines regarding Covid-19 safety at the Festival. We encourage masks for indoor events. Please be aware that select indoor programs might require masks and we ask for your cooperation in these cases.

Non-Fiction

True Crime 

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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