Brattleboro Literary Festival 2022 Brattleboro Literary Festival 2022

True crime

Sunday, October 16, 2022

Urban Division and Decay — Nicholas Dawidoff
Nicholas Dawidoff
Nicholas Dawidoff
The Other Side of Prospect: A Story of Violence, Injustice, and the American City

Nicholas Dawidoff’s book, The Other Side of Prospect, interweaves social history, true crime, and biography in this sprawling report on the 2006 murder of a grandfather in New Haven, CT. is a sweeping account of how the injustices of racism and inequality reverberate through the generations, and a beautifully written portrait of American city life, told through a group of unforgettable people and their intertwined experiences.