Publication Day for The Muralist!

So today is pub day for The Muralist, dreamed of since the first word hit the screen five years ago, causing nerves and stomach aches for the past month. Will they like it? Will they like it as much as The Art Forger? Will it get good reviews? What will my mother think?

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Titles and Covers and Authors, Oh My

Publishers tend to think that authors aren't good at making sound marketing decisions. Marketing being defined as cover art and book titles. And in my experience, they're right.

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More Art Forger Reviews are Rolling In

The Washington Post raved: “Shapiro’s depiction of the politics and personal rivalries of the art world adds considerable depth here, and her accounts of the history of forging and of the technical processes that fool authenticators prove precise and exciting . . . Readers seeking an engaging novel about...

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