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Speaker: Scott Turow
Event Date: September 30, 2006
Running Time: 01:27

Description:
Scott Turow explains why libraries should take the lead in promoting reading.

“Keep and maintain a population that’s interested in books and reading.”

Speaker Biography:
Scott Turow is a writer as well as an attorney. He is the author of nine best-selling novels including his first novel, 1987’s “Presumed Innocent” and its sequel “Innocent” (2010). Turow’s books have won a number of literary awards and have been translated into more than 25 languages, sold more than 25 million copies worldwide and been adapted into a full-length film and two television miniseries. This fall, Fox TV will premiere a weekly series, based on his third novel, “Pleading Guilty.”