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Monday, Feb. 18: The McLean Community Center and the Old Firehouse Teen Center will be closed today in observance of the George Washington's Day holiday. 


Author Walter Mosley

Perspectives Speaker Series
Presented in partnership with the Fairfax County Public Library

Meet Author Walter Mosley (13+)
Sunday, Feb. 24, 2 p.m.
The Alden
Free. Preregistration required. Registration opens Sunday, Jan. 27.

Meet Walter Mosley, author of the Easy Rawlins (Devil in a Blue Dress) and Leonid McGill (The Long Fall) series. Mosley will discuss these characters in his talk “From Generation to Generation: Stories of Fathers and Sons.” An NAACP Image Award-winning writer of mysteries and crime fiction, in 2016 Mosley was named Grand Master by the Mystery Writers of America (Edgar Award). Books available for sale and signing. Running time: 60 minutes, followed by a book signing.

“His popular Easy Rawlins mysteries… extended the genre's affinity for social realism and added a dimension of historical recovery in portraying African Americans' vital but bittersweet life in postwar.” --Los Angeles Times

Sign up online or call 703-324-8428 to register.