Author: B.A. Shapiro, The Muralist
The 2016 Community Reads Author*
B. A. Shapiro is the author of the New York Times bestselling author The Art Forger. In her latest novel, Shapiro entwines historical and fictional characters to tell the story about a young American painter working for the Works Progress Administration who vanishes in New York City in 1940. Some 70 years later, her great-niece uncovers mysterious paintings hidden behind great works of art that may hold the answers to questions surrounding her missing aunt.
*Community Reads is a program that welcomes book clubs to read the book prior to the author’s appearance for an enhanced experience