The Great American Read

Did you miss the kickoff of #GreatReadPBS? Catch up on interviews with George R.R. Martin, Sarah Jessica Parker and me in the premiere, now streaming online here, and then start voting for your favorite novel.

David Baldacci: The crime writer talks about his latest novel, and tackling Trump’s America

Never sit down to a TV murder mystery with David Baldacci. He’ll spoil it for you by the first ad-break.

“People hate to watch movies or television with me,” laughs the bestselling thriller writer. “Five, 10 minutes in I’m going, ‘Do you want to know who did it?’ And they’re… ’No, no’…”.

Read the full interview here.

BookTV: In Depth with David Baldacci

Bestselling author David Baldacci was this month’s guest on BookTV’s In Depth Fiction Edition; he discussed his books and answered viewer questions. View the program here.

His Stand: Novelist David Baldacci on Assassinating Illiteracy

Many of the characters in David Baldacci’s novels play a role in heroic or dastardly events that reshape the universe in which they live, but in real life the novelist devotes much of his own time to making sure people in the world have the literacy and comprehension needed to explore the pages of his books. Baldacci spoke this March at the Manatee County Library Foundation’s annual benefit in support of the “I am a Lifelong Learner” campaign. He chatted with SRQ magazine about the significance of reading and his process for writing.

Conversations: David Baldacci on “The Fallen”

On this edition of KPR’s Conversations, David Baldacci talks about his latest novel, The Fallen, the fourth in a series that features the character Amos Decker, an FBI agent with a perfect memory. He also discusses his literacy efforts through his Wish You Well Foundation.