Author James Patterson gives $473,000 to 81 independent book sellers

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) - Are books on your Christmas shopping list?  Bestselling author James Patterson recently said, "It's crazy that so few people are buying books for their kids." He wants to bring people back to book stores, especially independent book stores.

Kris Kleindienst is from Left Bank Books.  He  says James Patterson is putting his money where his mouth is.  The author has given $473,000 to 81 independent sellers around the country.

More information:

www.left-bank.com
www.jamespatterson.com

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