James Patterson, one of the most prolific and popular writers of our time, is best known for his Alex Cross, Women's Murder Club, Michael Bennett, Maximum Ride, Middle School, and I Funny series. His latest thriller, Criss Cross, finds Alex Cross in the cross-hairs of a killer whose investigative acumen rivals his own...
What were the books that impressed Patterson most this year? He shares some recent favorites below.
What It Takes: Lessons in the Pursuit of Excellence by Stephen A. Schwarzman
Excellence is in short supply these days, but you’ll be thrilled to find it in both Stephen Schwarzman and What It Takes. Anyone who is interested in Wall Street—at its best—should give it a try!
Atkinson is a first-rate journalist and an excellent storyteller, which makes for a remarkable combination in the first volume of his new trilogy.
Catch and Kill is proof that Ronan Farrow is the best kind of reporter: thorough, honest, and compassionate when sympathy is earned. Catch and Kill digs deep and Farrow is never afraid to tell the truth no matter where the sparks may fly.
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