True Crime: Murders, Cover-Ups, and Aftermaths
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Sunday, November 6, 2022
Capitol Extension Room E2.012
1100 Congress Avenue, Austin TX

Join the authors of three of the most fascinating true-crime books of the year. Journalist Katherine Corocoran discusses In the Mouth of the Wolf her chilling account of fellow journalist Regina Martínez, who was beaten to death in her home in Mexico for uncovering political corruption. Beverly Lowry, recipient of an NEA Literary Grant and Guggenheim Fellowship, talks about Deer Creek Drive, her deeply researched recounting of a murder near her childhood home in the Mississippi Delta and an exploration of the influence of Jim Crow–era racism and its aftermath. Documentarian and hit podcaster Kate Winkler Dawson discusses All That Is Wicked, which tells the darkly gripping story of Edward Rulloff, the 19th-century serial killer who became the obsession of a group of investigators convinced his brain held the key to understanding the criminal mind.

Moderator: Maurice Chammah, journalist at The Marshall Project and author of Let the Lord Sort Them: The Rise and Fall of the Death Penalty
Katherine Corcoran, Beverly Lowry, Kate Winkler Dawson, In the Mouth of the Wolf: A Murder, a Cover-Up, and the True Cost of Silencing the Press, Deer Creek Drive: A Reckoning of Memory and Murder in the Mississippi Delta, All That Is Wicked: A Gilded-Age Story of Murder and the Race to Decode the Criminal Mind


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