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.
David Baldacci’s ‘The Fallen’ tops U.S. best sellers list
David Baldacci’s thriller “The Fallen” topped the U.S. best-sellers list on Thursday. View the list here.
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.
The top 10 books on Apple’s iBooks – U.S.
THE FALLEN nabs the #1 spot among fiction titles and the #2 slot overall. See the full list here.
The top 10 audiobooks on audible.com: “The Fallen” debuts at #1
THE FALLEN – narrated by Kyf Brewer and Orlagh Cassidy – debuts in the top spot on Audible.com’s list of best-sellers for the week ending April 20. See the full list here.
Author David Baldacci boosts books, literacy
David Baldacci’s 42nd book, “The Fallen,” came out Tuesday. How does the 57-year-old author set such a prolific pace? Read more here.
5 New Books You Don’t Want to Miss This Week
USA TODAY’s Jocelyn McClurg scopes out the hottest books on sale each week. This week, THE FALLEN makes the list.
Crime pays: thrillers and detective novels now outsell all other fiction
Crime novels and psychological thrillers are outselling other types of fiction for the first time, after a glut of television dramas boosted interest in the genre. Read more (including David’s theory on why this is so) here.