LESSAN FAMILY LITERARY SERIES
An Evening of True Crime
Margalit Fox + Edward Berenson, in conversation
Conan Doyle for the Defense: The True Story of a Sensational British Murder, a Quest for Justice, and the World’s Most Famous Detective Writer (Margalit Fox) and
The Accusation: Blood Libel in an American Town (Edward Berenson)
Wednesday, December 4
6:30 PM | Pre-program reception
7:00 PM | Conversation
Fox and Berenson discuss their experiences writing about two real life cases involving antisemitism, sensational stories, and scandalous accusations. No need to read the book to enjoy!
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Hear Fox discuss her new book based on a true story of a Jewish man framed for murder and the author turned defense attorney who reveals the truth – none other than the author of Sherlock Holmes’ novels, Arthur Conan Doyle.
Discover a rare instance of an accusation of ‘blood-libel’ (the myth that Jewish people murder Christian children and use their blood to bake matzo) that happened on our own U.S. soil as told by award-winning teacher and scholar, Edward Berenson.