First Person: Margalit Fox in Conversation with Ruth Franklin

Margalit Fox wrote more than 1,400 obituaries during her career at The New York Times, gaining a legion of fans with her exquisite prose and eye for quirky details. Now she brings her superb storytelling to a long-forgotten 20th-century murder case—and to Oscar Slater, the Jewish immigrant who was framed for the crime.

Margalit joined author Ruth Franklin on October 15 for a wide ranging First Person conversation about her fascinating career, her favorite obits, and her new book, "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."

Presented by: Center for Jewish History & Jewish Book Council

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