Best-selling author Nicholas Sparks is set to visit Manila on October 28 to to meet his fans and launch his 17th novel, “The Best of Me”- a story of high school sweethearts who are forced by fate to meet again, only to discover how far apart they have become.
Sparks’ visit includes a book signing and a press conference on October 28, 2011 at 5 p.m. at the Podium mall in Pasig City. People who will buy copies of “The Best of Me” at bookstores nationwide will get a chance to win signing presses.
“Having someone like Nicholas Sparks here in Manila is an amazing chance for Filipino readers to actually meet him. Authors don’t come much bigger than Nicholas Sparks,” said Xandra Ramos-Padilla, National Book Store’s merchandising director for books.
Some of Sparks’ famous novels turned movies include “Message in a Bottle,” “The Notebook,” “A Walk to Remember,” “Dear John,”The Last Song” and “Nights in Rodanthe.”