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Barnes & Noble Will Host Christopher Paolini for National Tour in
Celebration of His Inheritance Cycle Series and New Book, The Fork,
the Witch and the Worm
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the world’s largest retail
bookseller, today announced that it will host fantasy writer Christopher
Paolini for a 10-month author residency to celebrate his internationally
bestselling Inheritance Cycle series, as well as his new collection of
three stories set in the world of Alagaësia: The Fork, the Witch and
the Worm. As part of this national tour, Paolini will appear at 11
Barnes & Noble locations from March through December 2019 with an
enhanced customer experience that includes a presentation by Paolini, a
booksigning, exclusive trivia, social media photo opportunities with an
exclusive backdrop, and an exclusive giveaway, while supplies last.
“We are so excited to be working with Random House Children’s Books to
host author Christopher Paolini on this exciting author residency tour,”
said Stephanie Fryling, Vice President of Merchandising, Children’s
Books at Barnes & Noble. “Fans will have the chance to have an exclusive
experience with Paolini and enter the world of Eragon in a way like
never before at Barnes & Noble stores across the country.”
Christopher Paolini is best known as the author of the Inheritance
Cycle, a bestselling series comprised of four books including Eragon,
Eldest, Brisingr and Inheritance. Paolini wrote Eragon
shortly after graduating high school at age 15. The Fork, the
Witch and the Worm is Paolini’s newest book in the fantasy series,
which debuted at #1 on The New York Times Young Adult Bestseller
“It has been such a blast meeting so many Eragon fans while
on tour for The Fork, the Witch, and the Worm. I look
forward to meeting even more of them on my national Barnes & Noble 2019
Residency Tour,” Paolini said.
The tour will kick off in Paolini’s hometown of Bozeman, MT, on March 4.
The full list of tour dates are below.
Barnes & Noble Christopher Paolini 2019 Residency Tour Dates:
MT, Monday, March 4, 5 PM
ID, Saturday, April 13, 6 PM
NM, Friday, May 10, 7 PM
MN, Sunday, June 9, 1 PM
Colorado Springs, CO, Friday, June 14, 2 PM
PA, Saturday, July 13, 1 PM
OH, Friday, August 9, 7 PM
MO, Saturday, September 14, 3 PM
Rapids, MI, Friday, October 11, 6:30 PM
UT, Saturday, November 9, 2 PM
Mall, Frisco, TX, Sunday, December 8, 2 PM
For more details, customers can visit www.BN.com/events
or speak to a knowledgeable Barnes & Noble bookseller. Fans can also
join the conversation on Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest,
Snapchat (bnsnaps) and Facebook,
using hashtag #BNPaoliniTour.
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in 50 states, and one of the Web’s premier e-commerce sites, BN.com (www.bn.com). The
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