Join us for a conversation between author S.A. Cosby and Library Director Diane Kresh about his Southern Noir novels.

A 2022 Arlington Reads Author Event.

S.A. COSBY is an Anthony award winning writer from Southeastern Virginia. He is also the bestselling author of "Blacktop Wasteland," a New York Times Notable Book which won an L.A. Times Book Prize and was named a Best Book of the Year by NPR, the South Florida Sun Sentinel, and The Guardian, among others. His most recent novel is "Razorblade Tears."

Audience Q&A and book signing will follow. Please note: masks are required for book signing. 

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Dive into Summer Reading! For each person that completes the 2022 Summer Reading Challenge, the Friends of the Arlington Public Library will donate $1 to support Potomac Conservancy.  Summer Reading is made possible through the support of the Friends of Arlington Public Library. Visit the Library event calendar to see all of our summer reading programs.

Tuesday, June 28, 2022
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Barbara M. Donnellan Auditorium
Central Library
Events for Adults 18+ Only Good for Adults Age 55+ Good for Young Professionals (Lit Up)
Author Talk
Arlington Public Library
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