B.A. Shapiro



B.A. Shapiro


Boston, MA, USA


Fiction, Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction, Thriller and Mystery

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B. A. Shapiro is the award-winning and New York Times bestselling author of nine novels, including Metropolis (May, 2022), The Collector’s Apprentice, The Muralist and The Art Forger, which won the New England Book Award for Fiction, among other honors. Her books have been selected as Community Reads throughout the country and have been translated into over a dozen languages. She holds a PhD in sociology and has directed research projects for a residential substance abuse facility, worked as a systems analyst/statistician, headed the Boston office of a software development firm, and served as an adjunct professor teaching sociology at Tufts University and creative writing at Northeastern University. She likes writing the best. Barbara splits her time between Boston and Naples, Florida.


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available May 17, 2022

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The Collector’s Apprentice

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The Muralist

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The Art Forger

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