Mesilla Valley/Southern New Mexico Book Club hosts James McGrath Morris, author of Tony Hillerman: A Life, published October 14, 2021 for an in-person and Zoom presentation on Thursday, October 21 from 4-5 PM MDT. The simultaneous events are free and open to the public. The in-person presentation will be held at The Greater Las Cruces Chamber of Commerce building at 150 E Lohman (across from Ikard’s Furniture Store.) You must have a (free) ticket for the in-person presentation as space is quite limited. Masks are required. Tickets and Zoom credentials are available by emailing email@example.com. James McGrath Morris will speak about his recently published biography of celebrated mystery writer, Tony Hillerman. Morris is an award-winning biographer and writer of narrative non-fiction. Tony Hillerman was the author of Southwestern murder mysteries featuring the adventures of Joe Leaphorn and Jim Chee of the Navajo Tribal Police. Goodreads rates the Hillerman biography 4.75/5 stars and explains that Morris offers a balanced portrait of Hillerman’s personal and professional life and provides a timely appreciation of his work. The unlimited audience Zoom presentation is free and open to the public. The in-person presentation requires a (free) ticket as space is limited. It is open to the public. Masks are required. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for Zoom invitation and/or ticket information.