Erica Ferencik, a Boston novelist, essayist, and former standup comic will be at the South End library with a slide show to introduce her second suspense novel, Into the Jungle, on Tuesday, June 25 at 6:30 PM. Her first thriller, The River at Night, was an Opera #1 Pick and a Must read selection of Entertainment Weekly. The author has been a ghostwriter, editor, and screenwriter and did stand-up comedy for ten years at various comedy clubs in Boston and New York. She was a material writer for David Letterman during the early years of his national late-night show. Her work has appeared in Salon and The Boston Globe, as well as on National Public Radio. A previous novel, Repeaters, has been optioned for film.