Katherine Howe on Witchcraft, Archives, and Historical Judgment

Earlier this fall, I read at an event with Katherine Howe, author of several novels and editor of the recent anthology¬†The Penguin Book of Witches. Rather than read from the historical documents collected in the book, Howe¬†discussed some of the cases mentioned therein, and helped refresh what some of us in the audience may have thought of witchcraft in the context of American history. A few weeks later, I talked with Howe over the phone to learn more about the […]

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