[words] is delighted to have prolific local author Marc Aronson back to discuss his latest book, Master of Deceit, on May 19 at 7:30 pm. Marc is an author, editor, publisher, speaker, and historian who believes that young people, especially pre-teens and teenagers, are smart, passionate, and capable of engaging with interesting ideas in interesting ways. He has a doctorate in American History – his focus was on William Crary Brownell, Edith Wharton’s editor, and he published conclusions as a lengthy essay in the New York Times Book Review. He periodically reviews books for the Los Angeles Times Books Review, and the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, and publishes essays in journals devoted to reading and literature. He lives in Maplewood with his wife, the author Marina Budhos and their two sons.