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Virtual Thursday, July 21, 2022 3:00 PM ET

Katie Lattari celebrates DARK THINGS I ADORE with Leslie Zemeckis #BNMiddayMystery


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"[C]areful and sinewy plotting, which reveals in chilling detail who gets to make art, and who gets subsumed in the process." -- New York Times Book Review

Join Barnes & Noble as we welcome debut author, Katie Lattari, for a live, virtual event to discuss DARK THINGS I ADORE, as part of our B&N Midday Mystery Virtual Event series. In this searing psychological thriller of trauma, dark academia, complicity, and revenge,DARK THINGS I ADORE unravels the realities behind campfire legends--the horrors that happen in the dark, the girls who become cautionary tales, and the guilty who go unpunished. Until now.

Katie will be in conversation with author, actress, and journalist, Leslie Zemeckis.

Order your copy of the author's book now!

Katie Lattari's DARK THINGS I ADORE Trade Paperback-- on-sale June 28, 2022

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ABOUT DARK THINGS I ADORE:

1988. A group of outcasts gather at a small, prestigious arts camp nestled in the Maine woods. They're the painters: bright, hopeful, teeming with potential. But secrets and dark ambitions rise like smoke from a campfire, and the truths they tell will come back to haunt them in ways more deadly than they dreamed.

2018. Esteemed art professor Max Durant arrives at his protégé's remote home to view her graduate thesis collection. He knows Audra is beautiful and brilliant. He knows being invited into her private world is a rare gift. But he doesn't know that Audra has engineered every aspect of their weekend together. Every detail, every conversation. Audra has woven the perfect web.

Only Audra knows what happened that summer in 1988. Max's secret, and the dark things that followed. And even though it won't be easy, Audra knows someone must pay.

A searing psychological thriller of trauma, dark academia, complicity, and revenge, Dark Things I Adore unravels the realities behind campfire legends—the horrors that happen in the dark, the girls who become cautionary tales, and the guilty who go unpunished. Until now.

ABOUT KATIE LATTARI:

Katie Lattari is the author of Dark Things I Adore (Sourcebooks Landmark, 2022) and American Vaudeville (Mammoth Books, 2016). A revenge thriller set in the wilds of Maine, Dark Things I Adore examines the brutal lengths to which some will go for success, some will go for peace, and others, ultimately, will go for justice.

Katie Lattari holds a BA and an MA in English from the University of Maine and an MFA in Fiction Writing/Prose from the University of Notre Dame. She lives in Maine with her husband and their cat.

ABOUT LESLIE ZEMECKIS:

Leslie Zemeckis is a best-selling author, actress, and award-winning documentarian. Her three bestselling books include Behind the Burly Q, the definitive oral history of burlesque, Goddess of Love Incarnate; the Life of Stripteuse Lili St. Cyr and Feuding Fan Dancers, about Sally Rand, Faith Bacon and the golden age of the showgirl. Leslie writes a monthly book column in the Montecito Journal, and has contributed to Huffington Post, Medium, Talkhouse, W Magazine and Stork Magazine. She is the creator and curator of the book club for ENTITY Magazine, highlighting extraordinary female authors for their over 1 million subscribers. Zemeckis is also the founder of the program “Stories Matter,” with professional female authors mentoring the next generation of female storytellers. www.lesliezemeckis.com.

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