The next William N. Skirball Writers Center Stage event will feature David Grann, No. 1 New York Times best-selling author and award-winning staff writer for The New Yorker. The event will take place Tuesday, April 17, at 7:30 p.m. at the Milton and Tamar Maltz Performing Arts Center at Temple–Tifereth Israel. Grann’s lecturer will be followed by a Q&A session and book signing.

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About the speaker

Grann’s first book, The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon, was shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize, named one of the best books of 2009 and made into a film. His work has appeared in publications including The Atlantic, The Washington Post and The Wall Street Journal.

His latest book is Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI.

About the series

Presented by the Cuyahoga County Public Library Foundation and Case Western Reserve University, the William N. Skirball Writers Center Stage Series brings some of the literary world’s best writers to Cleveland. Funds raised by this series help support Cuyahoga County Public Library, the nation’s top-rated library system for eight consecutive years.

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