Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Marilyn Johnson

Website: http://www.thisbookisoverdue.com

Marilyn Johnson is the author of two books: "This Book Is Overdue!" about librarians and archivists in the digital age and "The Dead Beat," about the art of obituaries and obituary writers. She is a former editor and staff writer for Life and other magazines, and lives with her family in New York.
Below: Marilyn Johnson reading from "This Book Is Overdue!" at the Village Bookstore in Pleasantville, NY. Photo by Margaret Fox.

Marilyn's contribution to Typing In Public:

The books were hidden in a secret room behind a chest of drawers.
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