Blood, Brains, and Lobotomies with Mindy McGinnis
September 14 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
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 1890’s 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.