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B.A. Shapiro

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B.A. Shapiro is the award-wining, NYT bestselling author of THE MURALIST and THE ART FORGER, both stories of art, mystery and history with a bit of romance thrown in.

She's also written five suspense novels -- THE SAFE ROOM, BLIND SPOT, SEE NO EVIL, BLAMELESS and SHATTERED ECHOES -- four screenplays and the nonfiction book, THE BIG SQUEEZE.

In her previous career incarnations, she directed research projects for a residential substance abuse facility, worked as a systems analyst/statistician, headed the Boston office of a software development firm, and served as an adjunct professor teaching sociology at Tufts University and creative writing at Northeastern University.

She began her writing career when she quit her high-pressure job after th
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B.A. Shapiro Linda: I'm happy to tell you that I am working on another novel about art -- as well as history a mystery and some romance thrown in, similar to both…moreLinda: I'm happy to tell you that I am working on another novel about art -- as well as history a mystery and some romance thrown in, similar to both The Art Forger and The Muralist. This one is set in the 1920's and takes place in Philadelphia and Paris -- where all the post-Impressionist and early modern artists are hanging out at Gertrude Stein's salon with Hemingway and Fitzgerald. A possible murder and lots of cons and con men. Having a lot of fun. Hope you like The Muralist. Thanks for writing. (less)
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“Without light nothing can be seen. And with it, still so much is unobserved.”
B.A. Shapiro, The Art Forger

“Now that I'm inside, out of view of the millions of people who could care less about the absence or presence of my soul, I feel somewhat better.”
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“Americans do not understand that artists are different from ordinary people. That this does not make them insane. This is what makes them artists.”
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