He has sold over million books worldwide and currently holds the Guinness World Record for the most 1 New York Times bestsellers. In addition to writing the thriller novels for which he is best known, among them The President Is Missing with President Bill Clinton, Patterson also writes fiction for young readers of all ages, including the Max Einstein series, produced in partnership with the Albert Einstein Estate. The son of an insurance salesman and a schoolteacher, Patterson grew up in Newburgh, New York, and began casually writing at the age of nineteen.
Early life[ edit ] Patterson was born on March 22,in Newburgh, New Yorkthe son of Isabelle Morrisa homemaker and teacher, and Charles Patterson, an insurance broker.
He was an advertising executive at J.
Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) is a service we offer sellers that lets them store their products in Amazon's fulfillment centers, and we directly pack, ship, and provide customer service for these products. The planet’s best-selling author since , James Patterson has more than million copies of his books in print, an army of co-writers, several TV deals in the works, and an estimated income. To date, Patterson has sold million copies of novels worldwide. Previously a creative director for the massive ad agency J. Walter Thompson, Patterson published his first novel in
The novels featuring his character Alex Crossa forensic psychologist formerly of the Washington D. Metropolitan Police and Federal Bureau of Investigationwho now works as a private psychologist and government consultant, are his most popular and the top-selling U.
Patterson has written novels since He is the first author to have No.
Of his process, he has stated that he is simply more proficient at dreaming up plots than crafting sentence after sentence. The social networking site for ReadKiddoRead is hosted by Ning.
The first summer, he resisted, the second summer, he accepted it, and the third, Jack wanted to. Reception[ edit ] Patterson has been criticized for co-authoring many of his books  and for being more of a brand that focuses on making money than an artist who focuses on his craft.
Who will discover and mentor new writers? Who will publish our important books? What will happen if there are no more books like these?James Grippando is an American novelist and lawyer best known as the winner of the Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction. James Patterson received the Literarian Award for Outstanding Service to the American Literary Community from the National Book Foundation.
He holds the Guinness World Record for the most #1 New York Times bestsellers, and his books have sold more than million copies worldwide. A tireless champion of the power of books and reading, Patterson .
Bill Clinton and James Patterson spent a year passing drafts back and forth to write 'The President Is Missing.' The novel is worth reading—but not just for the plot. To date, Patterson has sold million copies of novels worldwide. Previously a creative director for the massive ad agency J.
Walter Thompson, Patterson published his first novel in To date, Patterson has sold million copies of novels worldwide. Previously a creative director for the massive ad agency J.
Walter Thompson, Patterson published his first novel in The shortlist for crime writing’s most wanted accolade, the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year, has been announced. Celebrating its 15th year, the Awards feature six titles whittled down from a longlist of 18 crime novels published by British and Irish authors whose novels were published in paperback from 1 May to 30 April