September 14 – Birthday Tea for P. D. James
Here’s a birthday party for a big-time crime lady
At its September 14 meeting, Sisters in Crime ~ Heart of Texas Chapter will host a program about novelist P. D. James, followed by English tea, in celebration of author P. D. James’ 94th birthday.
James, popularly acknowledged as the premier writer of the modern mystery novel, published her first book, Cover Her Face, featuring detective Adam Dalgliesh, in 1962. Since then, she has added twelve more Dalgleish mysteries, two featuring detective Cordelia Gray, and three stand-alone mysteries. She has also published three works of non-fiction. Her works have been featured on PBS’ Mystery series. The latest, Death Comes to Pemberley, will be aired this fall.
The HOTXSINC program will feature presentations by members on James’ life and work, including Youtube videos of interviews with the author. Special guests Maria Rodriguez, Director of Programming for KLRU-TV will present an overview of KLRU/PBS “Mystery!”, based on mysteries by…
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