New York Times
best-selling author and University of Notre Dame graduate Nicholas Sparks will give the 32nd Annual McFadden Memorial Lecture March 20 at 7 p.m. in the North Central High School auditorium, 1801 E. 86th St. He will share his perspective on his life and works.
Sparks' recent best-seller, The Lucky One
, focuses on a Marine whose brushes with death lead him to the love of his life. After returning home, he tracks down a woman whose photo he found buried in the dirt in Iraq. Many of Sparks' books have been made into films, including Message in a Bottle
(1999), A Walk to Remember
(2002), The Notebook
(2004) and Nights in Rodanthe
Book sales and signings by the author will follow the free lecture, which is sponsored by donors to the Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library Foundation. For more information, call 317-275-4700.