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Forensic Anthropologist Kathy Reichs

A Novel Approach to Crime Fiction

Evening Program with Book Signing

Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 6:45 p.m.
Code: 1L0305
$40 - Member+Book
$50 - Non-Member+Book

Forensic anthropologist Kathy Reichs is known for her crime-fiction novels chronicling the adventures of Temperance (Bones) Brennan, a forensic anthropologist at the fictional Jeffersonian Institute (sound familiar?). Reichs was also producer of the popular TV series “Bones,” which centered on the character.

In the latest novel, A Conspiracy of Bones, Brennan must use all her tradecraft to discover the identity of a faceless corpse, its connection to a decade-old missing child case, and why the dead man had her cell phone number.

Reichs discusses the challenges of translating real-life drama into the stuff of fiction, and a career that has cast her in such roles as expert witness in the high-profile Casey Anthony trial and as assistant in the investigation at Ground Zero following the 9/11 disaster.

A copy of A Conspiracy of Bones (Scribner) is included in the ticket price and is available for signing after the program.