[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.

Learn more about Marc at his site!