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James Patterson - Interview

Duration: 13:06

The man who Ian Rankin calls "The Boss" talks to Simon about supporting independent bookshops and his latest action-packed narrative, NYPD RED 2 which pits New York's best detectives against New York's biggest cases. In case you don't know, James Patterson is the creator of Alex Cross and a founding partner of Booktrust's Children's Reading Fund. He's also sold more books than there are grains of sand in the desert.

Available since: Wed 25 Jun 2014

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Simon Mayo Drivetime With mega-novellist James Patterson

An original mix of entertainment featuring live music and in-depth interviews.

First broadcast: 25 Jun 2014

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