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Critic’s Choice

Critics Choice 6


by Geraldine Brooks

Thursday, March 30, 2023, 10am, Daniels Pavilion
Saturday, April 1, 2023, 10am, Hayes Hall
Elaine Newton, Ph.D, Professor Emeritus of Humanities at York University, Toronto

Based on a remarkable true story, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Geraldine Brooks’ Horse tells the story of a record-breaking thoroughbred horse named Lexington — and the all-but-lost history of the Black horsemen who were critical to his racing success. Braiding threads across three centuries, Brooks weaves a sweeping tapestry of spirit, obsession and injustice through several generations of American history.

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