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Old Weird America: The Mystery of Writer-Adventurer Ambrose Bierce

Thursday, November 14     6:00-7:00 PM      Northside Library  When author Ambrose Bierce vanished without a trace in 1913 at the age of 71, after joining up as an observer in the army of Pancho Villa in the Mexican Revolution, he sealed his place in the American consciousness. This time around, we'll explore the life and likely death of the misanthropic satirist known as ‘Bitter Bierce’—who defined a year as: A period of 365 disappointments.