James Patterson to complete unfinished Michael Crichton book

Late author’s estate has shared a manuscript with the bestselling novelist centered on a volcanic eruption in HawaiiThe bestselling author James Patterson is set to complete an unfinished manuscript from the late Michael Crichton.According to the Wall Street Journal, Crichton’s estate has provided him with over 100 pages of a novel about the imminent eruption of Hawaii’s Mauna Loa volcano, which threatens a secret cache of deadly chemical weapons. Just last month, the volcano did start erupting. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-12-15 15:20:02 UTC ]
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James Patterson to complete unfinished Michael Crichton book

Late author’s estate has shared a manuscript with the bestselling novelist centered on a volcanic eruption in HawaiiThe bestselling author James Patterson is set to complete an unfinished manuscript from the late Michael Crichton.According to the Wall Street Journal, Crichton’s estate has... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-12-15 15:20:02 UTC ]
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10 of the Best Michael Crichton Books Everyone Should Read

By Dr Oliver Tearle (Loughborough University) The American author Michael Crichton (1942-2008) was a pioneer of what became known as the ‘techno-thriller’. He wrote novels informed by the latest up-to-date science on a range of issues, but what sets him apart is his willingness to adopt a... Continue reading at Interesting Literature

[ Interesting Literature | 2023-10-30 15:00:38 UTC ]
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James Patterson Sells His 100 Millionth Book

In April, Patterson became the first author to sell more than 100 million copies across all print formats since BookScan first started recording unit sales of print books in 2004. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-04-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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James Patterson Once Spotted A Woman Stealing One Of His Books

The bestselling author told Seth Meyers he almost embraced the woman before witnessing the theft. Continue reading at HuffPost

[ HuffPost | 2022-06-09 07:30:46 UTC ]
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If writing’s got you down, remember that James Patterson’s first book was rejected 31 times.

Unless you’re a disgraced politician, trying to get a book published can be difficult, nerve-wracking, soul-denting work. If you’re anything like me, though, it really helps to hear that rejection is the rule in the publishing industry, rather than the exception. When my novel was out on... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-03-10 17:04:17 UTC ]
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Whoa, oh, oh, James Patterson is writing a book with Guns N’ Roses.

James Patterson certainly isn’t a stranger to surprising collaborations. His The President is Missing, a political thriller that credits Patterson and Bill Clinton as co-authors (Co-parents? Idea generators?), was one of 2018’s bestselling books and Showtime will be adapting it for TV. If you’ve... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-05-07 18:22:48 UTC ]
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James Patterson and Scholastic announce winners of Big Book Giveaway

Author James Patterson and Scholastic UK Book Clubs, part of Scholastic UK, have announced the list of 100 schools which are the winners of this year’s Big Book Giveaway. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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James Comey book sales: How does he stack up against Michael Wolff?

James Comey’s new tell-all book, A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership, has had quite a good week. The former FBI director has been on a media blitz, and the title has sold more than 600,000 copies across all formats, according to the New York Times. This is quite a success. To put it... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2018-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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James Patterson partners with Einstein Archives for children's book series

The latest project from prolific thriller novelist James Patterson will aim to bring a love of Albert Einstein to young readers. Patterson is partnering with the Albert Einstein Archives at Hebrew University of Jerusalem to write a series of middle-grade books focusing on “Max” Einstein, a... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-12-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Three James Patterson books released in digital for first time

James Patterson's first three Alex Cross detective novels are being released in e-format for the first time by Arrow. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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James Patterson Launches Self-Destructing Book With Help of Mother N.Y.

To promote his new book "Private Vegas," author James Patterson has teamed up with Mother New York to help the novel blow up -- literally.Launching today, for the low price of $294,038, the campaign gives one avid fan the chance to read a hard copy of the book in a mere 24 hours before it... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2015-01-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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James Patterson resorts to blowing up new book Private Vegas

James Patterson, already among the world's best-selling authors, plans to shake up the publishing industry with the launch of his new novel, Private Vegas, which will self-destruct within 24 hours. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2015-01-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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James Patterson donates funds for first World Book Day Award (+video)

Through the award, five schools in Britain and Ireland will receive funds for their libraries. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-01-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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James Patterson donates funds for first World Book Day Award

Through the award, five schools in Britain and Ireland will receive funds for their libraries. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-01-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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James Patterson completes $1 million in donations to independent bookstores

'Here's to local governments waking up to the fact that bookstores and libraries are essential to our way of life,' Patterson said in a statement. 'Here's to media coverage of books, booksellers, and publishers, and to a wiser, more literate America.' Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-12-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Book Club of Two: The Time I Started a James Joyce Reading Group in College

I’d bought my copy of James Joyce’s Ulysses at a Barnes and Noble in Manhattan in 1999, the summer before I left for college, along with a stack of other novels that I was convinced my much-smarter classmates would have already read. How I even decided which novels those were, I am still not... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2024-06-14 08:56:12 UTC ]
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Book Club: ‘James,’ by Percival Everett

For The Book Review Podcast’s May book club, we’ll talk about “James,” Percival Everett’s radical reimagining of “Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.” Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2024-05-10 15:51:16 UTC ]
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Book Review: ‘Early Sobrieties,’ by Michael Deagler

Michael Deagler’s first novel follows a young man who is piecing his life back together and trying very hard not to drink. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2024-05-06 09:00:26 UTC ]
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Lisa Marie Presley started writing a book before she died. Riley Keough completed it

Lisa Marie Presley's posthumous memoir will hit shelves later this year, with the help of her daughter Riley Keough, who picked up the pieces. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2024-01-11 20:25:14 UTC ]
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James Patterson, Margaret Atwood among thousands of writers urging AI companies to honor copyrights

James Patterson, Suzanne Collins and Margaret Atwood are among thousands of writers endorsing an open letter from the Authors Guild urging AI companies to obtain permission before incorporating copyrighted work into their technologies Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2023-07-18 20:54:45 UTC ]
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