"A born writer, especially a born story-teller. Dr. Sutherland, who is distinguished in medicine, is an amateur in the sense that he only writes when he has nothing better to do. But when he does, it could hardly be done better." G.K. Chesterton.
Good news! Exterminating Poverty: The incredible true story of the eugenic plan to get rid of the poor and the Scottish doctor who fought against it is now available for pre-order on Kindle.
The book tells the story of the events surrounding the Stopes v Sutherland libel trial of 1923 for the first time and, following its publication, the biographies of Dr Marie Stopes will need to be revised in relation to the case. Among the explosive revelations of the book are:
The book includes around 19 photographs, many of which are from Dr Sutherland’s personal papers and which are publicised for the first time. The Kindle edition will be published on 15th January and the amazon.com paperback edition on 25th January 2020.
A website, exterminatingpovertybook.com, gives further information about the book and includes photographs, audio and other resources.
Let me know if you have any questions using the “contact” page. I hope you enjoy the book and I will be very grateful if you took the time to write a review.
Mark H. Sutherland
Curator hallidaysutherland.com (and from 15th January 2020 author of Exterminating Poverty).
* given that many of the witnesses for both sides were doctors, I accept that this pun is (no other word for it) pathetic. I put it here so that you didn’t have to read it in the book… I promise!