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Laura Lippman Author Talk

August Virtual Author Series

Tuesday, August 25 at 10 am
$18 per household

New York Times bestselling author Laura Lippman will discuss her forthcoming collection of nonfiction essays My Life as a Villainess (release date August 4) with Oline Cogdill. Considered one of the most versatile crime novelists working today, Laura delivers a collection of personal, wry, relatable, often surprising essays that explore childhood, motherhood, family, relationships, friendship, and career. Through conversation Laura and Oline will explore the candid essays that are both specific and universal life stories.

Laura Lippman began writing novels while working full-time as a journalist. She published seven books about “accidental PI” Tess Monaghan before leaving daily journalism in 2001. Her novels include After I'm Gone, Sunburn and Lady in the Lake. Her work has been awarded the Edgar®, the Anthony, the Agatha, the Shamus, the Nero Wolfe, Gumshoe and Barry awards.


Oline H. Cogdill reviews mystery fiction for the Associated Press, Publishers Weekly, the Sun-Sentinel and Mystery Scene magazine. Her mystery fiction reviews appear in more than 300 publications worldwide. She also blogs weekly at mysteryscenemag.com. Oline is a judge for the 2020 and 2021 Los Angeles Times Book Prize in the mystery/thriller category.

Registration required to receive a Zoom meeting link for this event. (You may connect either by computer, tablet or phone.) You will receive your Zoom log-in information one week prior to the event and the day of the event.

**Please make sure the name on your Zoom account is the same as the name your registered under. This is how we will be admitting people to the event. Duplicate devices under the same name will not be allowed access and sharing your link is prohibited. **

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