TITLE: David Baldacci: 2009 National Book Festival
SPEAKER: David Baldacci
EVENT DATE: 2009/09/26
RUNNING TIME: 33 minutes
Trial and corporate attorney turned author David Baldacci appears at the National Book Festival.
Speaker Biography: David Baldacci, trial and corporate attorney turned author, has written seven original screenplays, short stories, a novella, a children's book series and 14 consecutive New York Times best-sellers, including "The Collectors" (2006), whose crime occurs in the Library of Congress; "Simple Genius" (2007); and "Divine Justice" (2008). Baldacci's latest release, "First Family" (2009), is also a best-seller. With more than 50 million copies in print worldwide, his books have been published in more than 40 languages and in more than 80 countries. A tireless advocate for literacy and the importance of reading, he is the co-founder, with his wife, of the Wish You Well Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting literacy efforts across America. He lives in Virginia.
SERIES: National Book Festival 2009