Today Texas author Ron Franscell will discuss and sign his new true-crime book, Delivered from Evil: True Stories of Ordinary People Who Faced Monstrous Mass Killers and Survived. Franscell recounts the horrific stories of survivors from some of Americas deadliest mass murders, including the 1984 McDonalds massacre, the Lubys Cafeteria shooting, the Atlanta day-trader killings and the Texas Tower shooting. While hes examining some of the darkest moments in United States history, Franscell manages to convey a sense of hope and even triumph among the survivors. 2 p.m. Murder by the Book, 2342 Bissonnet. For information, call 713-524-8597 or visit www.murderbooks.com. Free.
Sat., Jan. 15, 2011