Minnesota Author of Sherlock Holmes Series to Visit Pine City Public Library

Pine City Public Library welcomes popular Minnesota author, Larry Millett as he leads a discussion of his Sherlock Holmes books, including the newest installment, “Strongwood,” at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 29. Mr. Millett is also the author of many non-fiction titles about Minnesota architecture, history and more. This author presentation is funded with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

*An error was printed in the recently distributed e-Connect newsletter with the heading “Sherlock Holmes Writer to Visit Milaca”. This was INCORRECT. He will be appearing at the Pine City Public Library!

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Marieke Nijkamp is the author of the current Big Library Read.  She is a storyteller, dreamer, globe-trotter, geek. She holds degrees in philosophy, history, and medieval studies, and is a founding member of We Need Diverse Books, DiversifYA, and YA Misfits. She lives in the Netherlands. This Is Where It Ends is her first book; borrow it now from ECRL’s OverDrive Digital Library!

Can’t get enough Marieke Nijkamp? Hear her discuss This Is Where It Ends on the OverDrive Professional Book Nerds podcast. Her first episode was in January 2016, the first ever author interview on the podcast, where she discusses the importance of diversity in books and her inspiration for the book. On the latest episode, she shared how her life has changed since becoming a #1 New York Times bestseller and why she thinks her book has been resonating with readers all around the world. Check out both episodes to hear her story!

January 2016 Interview

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