Lisa Genova, Tess Gerritsen, James Hansen and Deborah Harkness have all had books adapted to screens. Today they will discuss the challenges and delights of bringing a novel to life on television or as a movie.
|Tickets:||This is a ticketed event. Make ticket reservations|
|Where:||Koffler Room 204 (Seats 304, Wheelchair accessible) |
|When:||Sat, Mar 2, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm|
|Signing area:||Sales & Signing Area - Koffler Patio (following presentation)|
|Genres:||Fiction / Literature, Mystery / Thrillers|
Lisa Genova, who holds a Ph.D. in Neuroscience from Harvard University, has been acclaimed as the Oliver Sacks of fiction and the Michael Crichton of brain science. Lisa has captured a unique place in contemporary fiction, writing stories that are equally inspired by neuroscience and the human spirit....
Trained as a medical doctor, Tess Gerritsen built a second career as a thriller writer. Her 27 novels include the Rizzoli and Isles crime series, on which the TV show Rizzoli & Isles is based. Among her titles are "Harvest," "Gravity," "The Surgeon," "Playing With Fire" and "I Know A Secret....
James R. Hansen is a professor emeritus of history at Auburn University. A former historian for NASA, Hansen is the author of 12 books on the history of aerospace and a two-time nominee for the Pulitzer Prize in history....