Genre: Adult True Crime Nonfiction
Year Release: 2020
Source: Library Audiobook
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Content warning: Murder, sexual harassment, power imbalance, work place harassment, sexual assault
A murder at Harvard that’s been left unsolved for decades, the murder of Jane Britton is passed around as a bit of a ghost story, a poltergeist haunting the archaeology department. One undergrad, writer Becky Cooper, doesn’t want to leave it at that, and embarks on a quest to find the truth behind this brutal murder.
What unfolds in a eye-widening exploration of misogyny in academia, silencing on an institutional level, and frightening parallels between gender equality in the late 60’s/early 70’s and in the 2000’s.Continue reading