12th Annual Palos
October 8, at 7pm at Palos Country
a modern master of suspense, author
This dystopian novel
takes place in an alternative reality
where 1% of the population is
genetically gifted. It deals with the
dramatic impact the "brilliants" have on
the world and their inhumane treatment
by "normals". A BETTER WORLD, Book Two
in the Brilliance Saga, will also be
$5/Non-member, FREE ADMISSION PFA
MEMBERS and patrons of our local
Sponsored by the Palos Fine Arts in
partnership with the Palos Park Public
Library, Green Hills Public Library, and
the Palos Heights Public Library.
thrillers have been nominated for more
than fifteen awards, named New York
Time's Editor's Picks, and selected
among Esquire's Top 5 Books of The Year.
His novel GOOD PEOPLE has been turned
into a movie starring James Franco and
Kate Hudson, to be released fall 2014,
and BRILLIANCE is currently in
development as a studio tent-pole
starring Will Smith and Noomi Rapace.
Marcus was also the host of the
acclaimed television show "Hidden City"
on Travel Channel, for which he was
routinely pepper-sprayed and attacked by
Prior to writing, he worked as a
landscaper, a theatrical carpenter, a 3D
animator, a woefully unprepared movie
reviewer, a tutor, and a graphic
designer who couldn't draw.
He lives in Chicago with his wife and
daughter. His website is
MarcusSakey.com, or follow him
on Facebook (Facebook.com/MarcusSakey)
or Twitter, where he posts under the