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The theft of Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa from its home in The Louvre in Paris in 1911 is one of the world’s most infamous heists. It’s also the subject of best-selling author Jonathan Santlofer’s latest novel, The Last Mona Lisa. Santlofer will join us via Zoom on Friday, February 25 at 11:00 am to take us on a deep dive inside this gripping new book.
A story of heart-stopping suspense as romantic and sexy as it is terrifying and thrilling, The Last Mona Lisa taps into our universal fascination with da Vinci and explores the people so driven to acquire priceless works of art that they will stop at nothing to possess them – not even murder!
Hailed as one of the “Best Thrillers of 2021” by NBC’s Today Show, The Last Mona Lisa brings together past and present with fascinating characters and plot twists that are impossible to see coming.
This program is free and open to everyone. RSVP is required.
About the Author:
Jonathan Santlofer is the author of five novels, including Anatomy of Fear, which won the Nero Wolfe Award for best crime novel of 2009, and international bestseller The Death Artist. He is the recipient of two National Endowment for the Arts grants, has been a visiting artist at the American Academy in Rome and the Vermont Studio Center, and serves on the board of Yaddo, the oldest arts community in America. Also a well-known artist, Santlofer’s work is in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Art Institute of Chicago, and Tokyo’s Institute of Contemporary Art.
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Presented in partnership with the Jewish Book Council.
Friday, February 25
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Adult Ed, Lecture
Kasia Kurleto Spadano
3935 Macomb Street NW
Washington, DC 20016
11810 Falls Road
Potomac, MD 20854
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