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In The Map Thief, award-winning investigative reporter Michael Blanding tells the true-life story of a map dealer-turned-criminal E. Forbes Smiley III who stole more than $3 million worth of antique maps from rare-book libraries around
Valerie Browne Lester is an independent scholar, writer, and translator living in the Boston area. She is the author of Fasten Your Seat Belts! History and Heroism in the Pan Am Cabin (1995), which is a history of Pan American told in
Moses Brown School will host New York Times bestselling author Mark Doty as its visiting poet, part of the MB Annual Poetry Series. Doty is the author of nine books of poetry, which have won a National Book Award, the Los Angeles Times Book Prize
Join local writers and librarians as they discuss the crossroads of historical fact and fiction. Their conversation will explore how researching the past often leads the novelist and historian in surprisingly different directions.