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Mayor’s Book Club to feature Stephen Harrigan

Thursday, April 21, 2016 by Nora Ankrum

The Mayor’s Book Club – hosted annually by Mayor Steve Adler, the Austin Public Library Friends Foundation and the Austin Public Library – is back with a series of events tied to this year’s selected book, A Friend of Mr. Lincoln, by Austin-based writer Stephen Harrigan. Events kick off on Saturday, April 30, with a session on writing historical fiction. It runs from 1:30 to 3 p.m. and takes place at the Twin Oaks Branch library, 1800 S. Fifth St. Other events to come include a screening of the movie Lincoln, a panel discussion on how different presidents have shaped the office, and a reading and Q&A with Harrigan himself. Details are available here.

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