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Friends of Linebaugh Author Luncheon to Return

Author Rachel Louise Martin will speak at the Friends of Linebaugh Library’s Author Luncheon on Saturday, Jan. 27.

Author Rachel Louise Martin, PhD, will speak at the Friends of Linebaugh Library’s Author Luncheon on Saturday, January 27 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at The Maple Room in downtown Murfreesboro.

About Dr. Rachel Louise Martin

Dr. Rachel Louise Martin

Martin is a historian and writer whose work has appeared in outlets like The Atlantic and Oxford American. The author of Hot, Hot Chicken, a cultural history of Nashville hot chicken, and A Most Tolerant Little Town, the forgotten story of the first school to attempt court-mandated desegregation in Clinton, Tennessee in the wake of Brown v. Board. She is especially interested by the politics of memory and by the power of stories to illuminate why injustice persists in America today. She grew up in Murfreesboro and now lives in Nashville.

Member tickets are $15 or $25 without membership or for non-member guests at the circulation desk at Linebaugh Library or can be mailed to Friends of Linebaugh Library (P.O. Box 2903, Murfreesboro, TN 37133-2903). Make reservations by January 15.

Located in the Murfreesboro Housing Authority building at 415 N. Maple Street, The Maple Room has an entrance at the north end of the building under an awning with parking is available at the rear of the building.

For more information on the Friends of Linebaugh Author Luncheon, visit the Friends of Linebaugh Library Facebook page.



About the Author

Michael Aldrich

Michael Aldrich is Nashville Parent's Managing Editor and a Middle Tennessee arts writer. He and his wife, Alison, are the proud parents of 4-year-old Ezra and baby Norah.