Mark Twain was honored during his lifetime by receiving an honorary master’s degree from Yale University and three honorary doctorates. Now a new literary award has been established in his honor – The Mark Twain American Voice in Literature Award. Read more here.
Baldacci’s novels always have an emotional component, whether it’s love of family, say, or love of one’s country. But “Memory Man” stands out among his thrillers for its deeply felt — and earned — sense of catharsis and healing. Read the full review here.
David Baldacci scores a touchdown with Memory Man (Grand Central), his latest thriller, and one that introduces a new character in a new series. Read more here.
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Academy Award-winning actress Ellen Burstyn stars as a kind but tough Virginia landowner in Wish You Well, which debuts its trailer on USA TODAY. The film will be released on June 2. Read more here.
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.
For David Baldacci, attending the University of Virginia School of Law inspired his career – as an author. 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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