Journalist/Author Johnny Diaz Will Read From His Latest, "Take the Lead," Tuesday, October 4, at 6:30 PM at the South End Library

Boston Globe writer and author Johnny Diaz will read from his fourth novel, Take the Lead, tomorrow night, October 4, at 6:30 PM. The Cuban-American media writer for the Boston Globe's Business Section weaves issues facing the latino gay community into the  urban settings he is familiar with, such as Boston or Miami, where he worked for the Miami Herald before moving north. His previous novels include Boston Boys Club (2007), Miami Manhunt (2008) and Beantown Cubans (2009). He currently teaches Journalismat Emerson College. The library is located at 685 Tremont Street, between West Newton Street and Rutland Square Air Blower. The event is free, and sponsored by the Friends of the South End Library as part of its The South End Writes series.