David Baldacci is just one of more than 100 celebrated authors who will appear at this fall’s National Book Festival, a 12-hour literary extravaganza in the nation’s capital that draws close to 200,000 people. Read more here.
David Baldacci’s “Wish You Well” will be the featured film on opening night of the Richmond International Film Festival next Thursday, Feb. 26, at 7:15 p.m. at the Byrd Theatre. The four-day festival will feature more than 120 films from six continents with screenings at the Byrd, the Virginia Historical Society and Bow Tie Criterion Cinemas. Read more here.
Twenty-nine novels, 110 million copies in print, four novels for children, film and television adaptations.
No question about it, David Baldacci is a best-selling author.
He’s popular enough that all the seats to Wednesday’s author luncheon for the Library Foundation for Sarasota County have sold out.
And while his books are thrillers — his latest, “The Escape,” features combat veteran and Army special agent John Puller — his speaking engagements “are all about having fun,” he said. “People will remember a serious story” if he adds some humor.
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When best-selling author David Baldacci presents “The Finisher” at the Vero Beach Book Center Feb. 12, his fans may receive an unexpected surprise. Read more here.
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The United States has a long tradition of conspiracy theories – a reflection of a widespread suspicion of powerful groups secretly undermining democratic society.
Though some are fueled by discrepancies in the official accounts of certain events, many conspiracy theories persist despite strong evidence to the contrary. Why is there such a strong predilection toward these narratives? What role does this kind of skepticism play in society?
Read the discussion here.
David Baldacci still enjoys making author appearances at community libraries, such as the one in Chappaqua, where he’ll be on Friday. Read more here.
If you haven’t planned any charitable activities yet for this holiday season, you might want to set your GPS for Gaithersburg, Maryland on December 2 and come see bestselling novelist David Baldacci talk about his latest book, The Escape. Read the article here and get details about the event here.
More than a dozen authors had something special to be extra thankful for over the Thanksgiving weekend: President Obama bought their books at Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington during a shopping trip on Saturday. Read more here.
The author, most recently, of “The Escape” was a library rat growing up: “Libraries are the mainstays of democracy. The first thing dictators do when taking over a country is close all the libraries, because libraries are full of ideas.” Read the full interview here.