In April we will be discussing the seminal works of Erle Stanley Gardner, one of the pioneer defenders of fictional lawyers and developers of the courtroom drama. The work of Perry Mason will be compared with modern fictional attorneys as well as real criminal defense teams. Date/time/location TBA at weekly SMC meeting. Brian Hollstein (203-972-0633) Questions: Brian Hollstein (203-972-0633)
In May, we will be reading and discussing Truman Capote's masterwork, "In Cold Blood". Capote breaks new ground in reality crime reporting by exploring the lives of people who meet on one fatal day and the results of a stupid and meaningless crime. We will meet at the Lapham Center, date and time TBA at SMC meetings.