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OC Public Libraries Welcomes Bestselling Authors, Mitch Albom and Douglas Preston

A Slice of Literary Orange

(Orange County, Calif. ) – OC Public Libraries is proud to present A Slice of Literary Orange, a series featuring keynote speakers throughout the year, in celebration of literacy.

Mitch Albom is an internationally renowned and bestselling author, journalist, screenwriter, playwright, radio and television broadcaster and musician. His books have collectively sold more than 40 million copies worldwide; have been published in forty-nine territories and in forty-eight languages around the world; and have been made into Emmy Award-winning and critically acclaimed television movies.

Douglas Preston is the author of thirty-six books, both fiction and non-fiction, twenty-nine of which have been New York Times bestsellers. He has worked as an editor at the American Museum of Natural History in New York and taught non-fiction writing at Princeton University. His newest book The Lost Tomb will be published in December. Douglas Preston will be in conversation with the author Paddy Hirsch.

WHO:  Mitch Albom is a beloved and prolific bestselling author whose works have touched the hearts of readers of all ages.

Douglas Preston, known for creating the popular Pendergast series with his writing partner Lincoln Child, is the number one bestselling author of The Lost City of the Monkey God.

Mitch Albom – Thursday, November 30th at 6:30 p.m.
Douglas Preston – Wednesday, December 6th at 11:30 a.m.

Mitch Albom – Laguna Hills Community Center – 25555 Alicia Pkwy, Laguna Hills, CA 92653
Douglas Preston – San Clemente Community Center – 100 N Calle Sevilla, San Clemente, CA 92672

OC Public Libraries’ mission is to provide access to information and promote literacy at all ages. A Slice of Literary Orange celebrates literacy and promotes books and reading!

REGISTRATION: No registration required. Early arrival is suggested.
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