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The Post and Courier proudly presents the 27th Annual Spring Book & Author Luncheon, the Southeast's largest and most prestigious literary luncheon featuring five New York Times best-selling authors. 

Enjoy lunch while you meet and hear four New York Times Bestselling Authors along with luncheon co-host and emcee Author Dorothea Benton Frank.



Kathy Reichs

is a New York Times best-selling crime writer, forensic anthropologist and academic.  She has  published 21 adult novels, 20 of which form the Temperance Brennan series which was the  basis for the TV series “Bones.” In addition, she co-authors the Virals young adult series with her son, Brendan Reichs. Her latest novel, Two Nights, is a stand-alone work featuring a tough-talking, scarred heroine named Sunday Night.  




Lee Smith

published her first novel 50 years ago and has since become a New York  Times best-selling author and Southern literature icon. Over the years she has published 12 more novels, four short story collections and a memoir. She has won a variety of prestigious awards, including the Southern Book Critics Circle Award for The Last Girls.



Stewart O’Nan

is the author of sixteen previous novels, including City of Secrets; West of Sunset; The Odds; Emily, Alone; Songs for the Missing; Wish You Were Here; A Prayer for the Dying; and Snow Angels. His novel Last Night at the Lobster was a national bestseller and a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. He was born, raised, and lives in Pittsburgh.


 Silas House

is the author of five novels, including the New York Times bestseller A Parchment of Leaves. He is a frequent contributor to the New York Times and a former commentator for NPR’s All Things Considered. House is a member of the Fellowship of Southern Writers and is the winner of the E. B. White Award, the Nautilus Award, the Appalachian Book of the Year, the Hobson Medal for Literature, and other honors.




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