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Southborough Library to host author William Martin

The Lincoln LettersSouthborough -  Novelist William Martin will speak on how he develops his character, Boston treasure hunter Peter Fallon, and will provide insight into “the writer’s life” Thursday, April 18, at 7 p.m., at the Southborough Library. This event is free and open to the public.

The New York Times bestselling author of 10 novels is best known for his historical fiction – tales of the lives of the great and the anonymous in American history, bringing to life legendary American locations from Cape Cod to Back Bay (Boston) and to Annapolis. Martin’s novels include Harvard Yard, Citizen Washington, and most recently, The Lincoln Letter, appropriate for this 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation.

Martin has also written an award-winning PBS documentary, magazine articles, and book reviews for The Boston Globe. He was the recipient of the 2005 New England Book Award, given to “an author whose body of work stands as a significant contribution to the culture of the region.”

This talk by author William Martin at the Southborough Library is made possible with the support of the Friends of the Southborough Library and a grant from the Southborough Cultural Arts Council, a local entity of the Massachusetts Cultural Council. The Southborough Library is located at 25 Main Street, in Southborough.

Call the Library at 508-485-5031 for more information.

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