Katherine Howe, a doctoral student in American and New England studies at Boston University, came up with the idea for her first novel, "The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane," while studying for her exams. The beautifully written piece travels between contemporary times and one of the most fascinating and disturbing periods of American history — the Salem witch trials. Click here to read an excerpt.
Excerpt: ‘The Physick Book of Deliverance Dance’
Jun 10, 2009 8:11am