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The Other Side of Prospect: An Afternoon With Author Nicholas Dawidoff

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The Other Side of Prospect: An Afternoon With Author Nicholas Dawidoff

Time: February 25, 2024 from 12pm to 2:30pm
Location: Unitarian Society of New Haven
Street: 700 Hartford Turnpike
City/Town: Hamden
Website or Map: https://facebook.com/events/s…
Event Type: book, talk
Organized By: Humanist Association of CT, Unitarian Society of New Haven
Latest Activity: Feb 13

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Join us for a conversation with journalist and author Nicholas Dawidoff on his acclaimed recent book "The Other Side of Prospect: A Story of Violence, Injustice, and the American City," a deeply researched and searing account of a wrongful murder conviction in New Haven and its aftermath. Following his talk, Nicholas will moderate a panel discussion with Yale Police Chief Anthony Campbell, Attorney Ken Rosenthal, and radio host Babz Rawls-Ivy.

Free and open to the public. 

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  1. Nicholas Dawidoff is the author of half a dozen books and numerous articles for the New Yorker and other publications. One of his books, The Fly Swatter, was a Pulitzer Prize finalist, and another, In the Country of Country, was named one of the greatest all-time works of travel literature by Condé Nast Traveller. His first book, The Catcher Was a Spy: The Mysterious Life of Moe Berg was a national bestseller and appeared on many 1994 best book lists. In 2009, Pantheon published The Crowd Sounds Happy: A Story of Love, Madness, and Baseball. His 2013 book Collision Low Crossers: A Year Inside the Turbulent World of NFL Football, was a finalist for a PEN America literary award. He is also the editor of the Library of America’s Baseball: A Literary Anthology. A graduate of Harvard University, he has been a Guggenheim, a Civitella Ranieri, and a Berlin Prize fellow and is a contributor to the New Yorker, the New York Times Magazine, and the American Scholar.

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