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6:00 pm

Elizabeth Winthrop reads from her new novel The Mercy Seat

May 10, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Winthrop tells the arresting tale—from multiple points of view—of a community locked in struggle with itself. Set during the hours leading up to the scheduled execution of a young black man for the alleged rape of a white woman in 1943 small-town Louisiana, Winthrop expertly captures the intimacy and tension of a town, its people,[read more...]

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