Library of Congress

National Book Festival

Rupert Holmes, twice recipient of the Edgar Award, is also the first person to receive Tony awards for best book, best music and best lyrics for his Broadway musical "The Mystery of Edwin Drood," which also won the Tony for best musical. He also created and wrote the Emmy Award-winning series "Remember Wenn," and recently authored the Tony-nominated Broadway hit "Say Goodnight, Gracie." His books include "Where the Truth Lies" (2003) and most recently "Swing" (Random House, 2005), a musical murder mystery. He lives in New York.

Previous National Book Festival Appearances

Rupert Holmes