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Author of the Month
A Native and resident of the Detroit area, Marcia was born and raised in a home that was full of books. At the age of twelve, Marcia Muller self-published three reproductions of her first novel that was a story about her dog. Her first novel was filled with primitive illustrations, but regardless of this fact it still garnered mostly positive reviews. In the early months of 1970, after she had just moved to the state of California, Marcia Muller was still unemployed hence she began experimenting on mystery novels. The thirty-something years that followed after her arrival in California, Marcia Muller has written 35 plus novels three of which she has collaborated with her husband, Bill Pronzini.
Marcia Muller has written many novels and short stories. She has won six Anthony Awards, a Shamus Award, and is also the recipient of the Private Eye Writers of America's Lifetime Achievement Award as well as the Mystery Writers of America Grand Master Award (their highest accolade). She lives in northern California with her husband, mystery writer Bill Pronzini.
Muller has written many novels featuring her Sharon McCone female private detective character. Vanishing Point won the Shamus Award for Best P.I. Novel. Muller had been nominated for the Shamus Award four times previously.
Every 4th Thursday of each month at 2:00 p.m., we will host an Afternoon Movie at the Library featuring a just released movie.
This month’s feature is Fahrenheit 451. This drama, Sci-Fi, thriller is rated TV-14. The film features actor Michael B. Jordan as Guy Montag. In a terrifying care-free future, a young man, Guy Montag, whose job as a fireman is to burn all books, questions his actions after meeting a young woman...and begins to rebel against society.
Portal of Texas History
The Portal of Texas History has started to upload AP Progress newspapers (1935-1945). The following link will take you to the site.