Author Series: Lee Child

2018 marks the Smithsonian Libraries’ 50th Anniversary! Watch as author Lee Child sends his congrats and tells us why he loves libraries.

Lee Child is the #1 New York Times and #1 internationally bestselling author of the Jack Reacher thrillers. His debut, Killing Floor, won both the Anthony and the Barry awards for Best First Mystery, and The Enemy won both the Barry and the Nero awards for Best Novel. Jack Reacher, the 2012 film based on the 9th novel, One Shot, starred Tom Cruise.

Of Child’s 23 Jack Reacher thrillers, 13 have reached The New York Times #1 position. All his novels have been optioned for major motion pictures, and foreign rights in the Reacher series have sold in one hundred territories.

Lee Child Video is Courtesy of Katherine Neville (Smithsonian Libraries Board Member)