Cafe Con Libros — George Cooper


A tenured law professor at Columbia and an active civil rights lawyer for two decades, George Cooper retired from that career at age fifty and embarked on a new one as an author of nonfiction. He will talk about how he made that decision and the subject matter of the two books that followed:
Lost Love: A True Story of Love, Murder and Justice in Old New New York

and Poison Widows: A True Story of Witchcraft, Arsenic and Murder.

He will also discuss how he has segued  since 2000 into a third career as an entrepreneur of non-profit arts projects, specifically the Tropic Cinema, and Books & Books at The Studios of Key West.

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