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Murder on the Champ de Mars CARA BLACK
Murder on the Champ de Mars
Tuesday, March 17 at 7 PM

Cara Black is back to read her latest Aimee Leduc mystery. As Aimee deals with sleep deprivation and single motherhood, the last thing she wants is to take on a personal investigation for a poor "manouche" (Gypsy) boy. But he insists his dying mother has an important secret she needs to tell Aimee, something to do with Aimee's father's unsolved murder a decade ago. How can she say no? But when she arrives at the hospital, the boy’s mother has disappeared.

A Dangerous Place
Thursday, March 19 at 7 PM

It's a pleasure to welcome back Jacqueline Winspear, who will read from her new book, featuring the unflappable Maisie Dobbs. On a spiritual quest in India, Maisie receives a letter informing her that her father is fading. On her way home, she finds herself investigating the murder of a local Sephardic Jew in Gibraltar.

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Beautiful Chaos: A Life in the Theater CAREY PERLOFF
Beautiful Chaos: A Life in the Theater
Tuesday, March 24 at 7 PM

Meet this award-winning playwright, theater director, and artistic director of the legendary American Conservatory Theater, who will share her lively and revealing memoir.

Mademoiselle Chanel C.W. GORTNER
Mademoiselle Chanel
Thursday, March 26 at 7 PM

C.W. Gortner returns to read from his latest book, a stunningly imagined novel about the life of iconic fashion designer Coco Chanel.

The Beauty: Poems The Beauty: Poems JANE HIRSHFIELD
The Beauty: Poems and Ten Windows
Tuesday, April 7 at 7 PM

We are pleased to welcome Jane Hirshfield, current chancellor of the Academy of American Poets, who will read from her latest poetry collection, The Beauty, and Ten Windows, a collection of essays.

Rescue at Los Banos BRUCE HENDERSON
Rescue at Los Banos
Tuesday, April 14 at 7 PM

Bestselling author Bruce Henderson (Hero Found) shares the incredible true story of one of the greatest military rescues of all time: The 1945 World War II prison camp raid at Los Baños in the Philippines.

Thursday, April 30 at 7 PM

In his fascinating new book, Sam Quinones chronicles how sugar cane farmers on the west coast of Mexico created a unique distribution system that brought black tar heroin - the cheapest, most addictive form of the opiate - to people across the United States.

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