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Marc Tyler Nobleman, Saturday, September 9, England Run Branch, 3:00-4:00
"Batman's Biggest Secret is NOT Bruce Wayne."
Marc Tyler Nobleman is the author of more than 70 books for young people of all ages, including Bill the Boy Wonder: The Secret Co-Creator of Batman and Boys of Steel: The Creators of Superman (2008). Both titles are real-life detective stories that follow the mysterious creation of two beloved pop culture superheroes, Batman and Superman. On Saturday, September 9, from 3:00-4:00 at the England Run Branch, Mr. Nobleman will be joining us as part of the University of Mary Washington's Great Lives program to talk about those beloved superheroes, Superman and Batman, the books he has written, and the inspiration he continues to receive from authors, such as Bill Finger, Jerry Siegal, and Joe Schuster. Book signing to follow.
Jamie Ford, Tuesday, October 10, Headquarters Library, 7:00-8:30
“He'd do what he always did, find the sweet among the bitter.”
Jamie Ford is a New York Times best-selling author of Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet (2009) and Songs of Willow Frost (2013). Mr. Ford writes historical fiction involving the dreams and struggles of Chinese-Americans. Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet received numerous awards after its publication, among them the 2010 Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature, and was a runner-up for the 2009 Langum Prize for historical fiction. It was also named the #1 Book Club Pick for Fall 2009/Winter 2010 by the American Booksellers Association. His latest novel, Love and Other Consolation Prizes, will be published September 12, 2017. On Tuesday, October 10, from 7:00-8:30 at Headquarters Library, Mr. Ford will be joining us for a reception and question-and-answer session. Refreshments will be served.
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