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MEET THE AUTHOR: SIZZLING AUGUST AUTHORS!

Updated: Mar 8

Our August author lineup sizzles with intriguing and interesting topics.


Robert Jones Jr.

Tuesday, August 15 |  4-5 p.m.


Robert Jones, Jr. (formerly known online as “Son of Baldwin”) is a Brooklyn-based, award-winning writer. He is the author of The New York Times bestselling novel, The Prophets, which won the 2022 Publishing Triangle Edmund White Award for Debut Fiction and was a 2021 National Book Award for Fiction finalist. His work has been featured in The New York TimesEssenceVariety, and The Paris Review, as well as in the critically acclaimed anthologies Four Hundred Souls and The 1619 Project.


Cassandra Clare

Wednesday, August 23 | 8–9 p.m.


Join us for an exciting evening as we chat with mega-bestselling author, Cassandra Clare, about her newest and final book in The Last Hours seriesChain of Thorns.  An author of YA and fantasy fiction, she has written numerous instant #1 New York Times and USA Today bestsellers including the rest of The Mortal Instruments series, The Infernal Devices seriesand The Last Hours series


Jeff Selingo

Wednesday, August 30 | 2-3 p.m.


For a year, Jeff Selingo immersed himself in the world of admissions to answer the question on the minds of teenagers and their parents: how do colleges select their freshman class? The result is his most recent book, Who Gets In and Why: A Year Inside College Admissions, named one of the 100 Notable Books of 2020 by the New York Times.  A regular contributor to The Atlantic, Jeff is a special advisor for innovation and professor of practice at Arizona State University and also co-hosts the podcast, FutureU.


Meet the Author is sponsored by Friends of the Fauquier Library and made possible through the Library Speaker’s Consortium.  Registration is required; all programs are available for on-demand viewing following the event.


Remember, your registration ensures that you will recieve a direct link not just to the live program, but also to the recorded version.

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