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Speaker: Kathy Reichs
Event Date: September 30, 2006
Running Time: 1:09

Kathy Reichs reflects on her experience at the National Book Festival in 2006.

“The book festival is the highlight of every author.”

Kathy Reichs, like her fictional creation Temperance Brennan, is a forensic anthropologist. Each new story in the Temperance Brennan series plays on an aspect of forensic anthropology and matter classification that Dr. Reichs has personally used in her work. “Déjà Dead” brought her fame when it became a New York Times best seller and won the 1997 Ellis Award for Best First Novel. Her writing is the basis for the TV series “Bones.”