Acclaimed author Sarah Weinman will talk about her most recent book, Evidence of Things Seen: True Crime in an Era of Reckoning, an anthology that shines a light on true stories that have often been left in the dark.

She will also look back at her 2020 anthology, Unspeakable Acts: True Tales of Crime, Murder, Deceit, and Obsession, which investigates the cultural appetite for true crime stories, as well as jarring murders like that of Dee Dee Blanchard by her daughter Gypsy-RoseSarah Weinman’s anthologies bring together the best voices in true crime such as Rabia Chaudry, Michelle Dean, May Jeong and Amanda Knox.

Join Sarah for tea, coffee, light bites, and true crime. 

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