Author of the 'Alex Cross' novels James Patterson is interviewed at the Miami International Book Fair at the Miami Dade College. He talks about how the culture of books and literature is a lot different in Europe than it is in the States.
'In Europe, they do protect books; they protect bookstores and they protect libraries and they protect books and that's good, because they know that that's the basis of culture, of civilisation', he says and further elaborates his point by talking about how he wrote a book with a Swedish author and was swamped with interview appointments in Stockholm, whereas back in America it was a different story. 'You write a book here, you can't find a journalist', he says.
The most exciting acts to watch out for at this year's event.
They'll release 'Joy as an Act of Resistance' in August.
He is apparently on the shortlist for the new movie.
'The Now Now' will be released on June 29th, and two new teaser tracks have appeared - 'Humility' and 'Lake Zurich'.
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