June 17, 7:00 pm
Wilmette Junior High School
620 Locust Road, Wilmette
Internationally acclaimed best-selling thriller writer Lee Child will discuss his creative process and experiences as a writer in a Library-sponsored program. Free and open to the public, tickets are not required for this event. A book signing will follow the presentation. Mr. Child's books will be available for purchase courtesy of The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, but attendees are welcome to bring their own copies for signing.
Want to read or listen to one of Mr. Child's books before the event? Check out the Library catalog.
Lee Child's website
The Independent: Lee Child on Jack Reacher - How the best-selling author writes his mysteries (January 5, 2015)
Esquire: What Lee Child Has Learned from Writing the Jack Reacher BooksWhat Lee Child Has Learned from Writing the Jack Reacher Books - December 4, 2014
MichaelCavacini.com: An Interview With International Best-Selling Author Lee Child - September 4, 2014
CBS News: "Personal": Lee Child releases 19th Jack Reacher novel (video) - September 1, 2014
NPR: This Time It's 'Personal': Lee Child Writes His 19th Jack Reacher NovelThis Time It's 'Personal': Lee Child Writes His 19th Jack Reacher Novel (audio) - August 31, 2014
Litreactor.com: 10 Questions with Lee Child - September 18, 2013
Wall Street Journal Book Club: Thriller Writer Chooses 'Sophie's Choice' - August 28, 2014
New York Times Book Review: Lee Child - By the Book - December 20, 2012
Time.com: Lee Child on His New Thriller, Tom Cruise as Jack Reacher and Wandering Heroes - September 19, 2012
WTTW Chicago Tonight: Interview with Lee Child (video) - September 19, 2012
Atlas Society: Thriller: Lee Child and the creation of Jack Reacher - March 17, 2011
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Fulbright Fellowship (1976-77)
National Endowment of the Arts Grant Recipient (1978, 1987)
At Paradise Gate (1981)
A Thousand Acres (1991)
Pulitzer Prize for Fiction (1992)
Midland Authors Award (1992)
Heartland Prize (1991)
The All-True Travels and Adventures of Lidie Newton (1998)
Horse Heaven (2000)
Some Luck (2014)
The Age of Grief (1987)
"The Pleasure of Her Company.” Mademoiselle, March 1981.
O. Henry Award (1982)
"Lily.” The Atlantic Monthly, July 1984. First Prize winner.
O. Henry Award (1985)
"Long Distance.” The Atlantic Monthly, January 1987.
O. Henry Award (1988)
"The Life of the Body.” Antaeus, Autumn 1994.
O. Henry Award (1996)
The library will be closed on Sunday, May 24th and Monday, May 25th for Memorial Day.