Author Visit: Mindy McGinnis

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Local author Mindy McGinnis shares the research behind her Edgar Award-winning Gothic historical thriller, "A Madness So Discreet." Learn about how doctors treated brain injuries in the 1890s and the different aspects of care for the mentally ill – for better or for worse. Also included is a brief history of the Athens Lunatic Asylum, the setting for the novel. Books will be available for sale.

Mindy McGinnis Author Visit