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Matt Raymond from the Library of Congress speaks with Nicholas Sparks, who will appear at the 2009 National Book Festival on September 26, 2009, on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.
Nicholas Sparks is the author of such hugely successful best-sellers as The Notebook, Message in a Bottle and Nights in Rodanthe - all of which have been turned into popular films. Sparks contributes to a variety of local and national charities and is a major contributor to the Creative Writing Program at the University of Notre Dame, where he provides scholarships, internships and a fellowship annually. His most recent books are The Lucky One, a New York Times No. 1 best-seller, and his newest, The Last Song (2009). Sparks lives in North Carolina.
About the 2009 National Book Festival
The 2009 National Book Festival, organized and sponsored by the Library of Congress, was held on Saturday, September 26, 2009, on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.