SCARSDALE, N.Y. – Marilyn Johnson, author of The New York Times bestseller, “Lives in Ruins: Archaeologists and the Seductive Lure of Human Rubble,” will read from and discuss her book at Scarsdale Public Library on Monday, March 9, at 7 p.m.
Johnson captivates readers with the tales of her adventures working beside archaeologists at dig sites around the world. “Lives in Ruins” is the inaugural title for Scarsdale Reads, a community-wide reading experience.
Copies of “Lives in Ruins” are available through the library in e-book, hardcover and audio versions. Discussion questions for book groups and individuals can be found on the library website here or at the Scarsdale Reads display table in the library.
Johnson is also the author of “This Book Is Overdue!” and “The Dead Beat,” that explore the worlds of librarians and obituary writers respectively.
A wine and cheese reception and book signing will follow, and books will be available for purchase. The event is free and open to the public.
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