One Book One Region | Eastern Connecticut

~ 2015 ~

Just Mercy

by Bryan Stevenson

Just Mercy book coverJust Mercy is an award-winning account of an idealistic young lawyer’s coming of age, a window into the lives of those he has defended, and an inspiring argument for compassion in the pursuit of justice.


Bryan Stevenson, authorBryan Stevenson’s work fighting poverty and challenging racial discrimination in the criminal justice system has won him numerous awards including the MacArthur Foundation “Genius” Prize and the National Medal of Liberty from the ACLU.

Kickoff event
October 13, 2015 at 6:00 p.m.
Branford House
University of Connecticut at Avery Point

Join us for the Living Literature readers’ theater troupe presentation of selections from To Kill a Mockingbird and dean of Connecticut College Jefferson Singer’s introduction to the 2015 “one book.”

Refreshments will be served.



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