Many authors have written about the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his impact on civil rights and the country.
Jason Sokol chose to focus his latest work on the aftermath of King's assassination in 1968. There were decidedly mixed feelings about King abroad in the land at the time of his murder.
And the expression of those feelings in the days and weeks that followed the murder forms the core of Sokol's book, The Heavens Might Crack: The Death and Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.
The author pays a return visit to The Exchange.