James Patterson Receives Prestigious Literarian Award

James Patterson Receives Prestigious Literarian Award

The National Book Foundation is a big deal when it comes to handing out awards. Its annual Literarian Award for Outstanding Service honors one beloved writer who has given the world a lifetime of exceptional work. Previous winners of this esteemed prize include Maya Angelou, Dave Eggers, and Terry Gross. This year, the Foundation is giving this honor to James Patterson. Patterson has been writing acclaimed books for almost 40 years. Some of the 68-year-old author’s most well-known contributions to the literary world include The Thomas Berryman Number, Alex Cross, Maximum Ride, and Zoo, the latter of which was recently adapted …