The Library of Congress is in the process of upgrading portions of the website, and some media files may be temporarily unavailable. Work is expected to be completed by May 2016. If you have specific questions please Ask a Librarian.
TITLE: James Patterson
SPEAKER: James Patterson
EVENT DATE: 2003/10/04
RUNNING TIME: 37 minutes
Speaker Biography: James Patterson was a young copywriter with an advertising agency when his interest in writing grew. His debut novel, "The Thomas Berryman Number," won the Edgar Award for the best first mystery novel. He has since written more than 20 novels including eight in the series featuring forensic psychologist/detective Alex Cross, and two in the Women?s Murder Club series. His most recent book, "The Lake House," is the sequel to the 1998 bestseller "When the Wind Blows." Patterson lives in Palm Beach County, Fla.
SERIES: National Book Festival 2003