Crosby will explain the methods that she used in researching the story and in recreating the Memphis environment at that time.
Crosby is a Rhodes College graduate, a former editor at National Geographic magazine, and has earned a graduate degree in nonfiction and science writing from Johns Hopkins University. She has published freelance articles in national periodicals.
The WTHS meeting, which begins at 7 p.m., is free and open to the public. American Plague, published in 2006 by Berkley, is available at local bookstores.
Read the Memphis magazine feature on the book here.