James Patterson received the Literarian Award for Outstanding Service to the American Literary Community at the 2015 National Book Awards. Patterson holds the Guinness World Record for the most #1 New York Times bestsellers. His books have sold more than 325 million copies worldwide.
"It's no mystery why James Patterson is the world's most popular
thriller writer: his uncanny skill in creating living, breathing
characters we truly feel for and seamless, lightning-fast plots. I
do this for a living, and he still manages to keep me guessing from
the first to last page. Simply put: Nobody does it
"James Patterson is The Boss. End of."--Ian Rankin
"Behind all the noise and the numbers, we shouldn't forget that no one gets this big without amazing natural storytelling talent--which is what James Patterson has, in spades."--Lee Child