Author of the Month: Tayari Jones

Imagine that the person you care most about in the world was just wrongfully convicted of a crime, sentenced to 12 years in prison, and there was no evidence available to prove their innocence. Tayari Jones's latest novel about two newlyweds, one of which makes a simple decision to get ice at a hotel and ends up wrongfully imprisoned for a crime he did not commit, explores not just the devastating effects of racism in the justice system, but how the convicted and their families live on after the sentencing, after imprisonment, and even after their release, are forever changed by the experience.

 

An American Marriage

Silver Sparrow

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