“As a journalist, I watched, increasingly confounded, as her casual investigation of an old murder case bloomed into a frenzied obsession. Six years on, I tried to make sense of the chaos that subsumed Sara’s existence.” The Marshall Project: “After the success of her novel Water for Elephants, Sara Gruen spent years trying to prove a man’s innocence. Now she’s ‘absolutely broke’ and ‘seriously ill,’ and her next book is ‘years past deadline.'”