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Brad Meltzer Explains What Comics Contributed to The Lightning Rod

Brad Meltzer, the author and comic book writer whose nonfiction kids books are reaching out to include histories of Batman and Superman in the coming months, has released his latest thriller, The Lightning Rod, which blends his fascination with conspiracies with his ability to build compelling fictional worlds. In the new book, The Escape Artist's Nola and Zig find themselves drawn into a mystery that begins when a valet borrows a fancy car. Telling its GPS to "go home," the valet thinks he's going to rob the driver's home -- but when he gets there, there's a man with a gun waiting for him. It's a trap.
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Author Brad Meltzer discusses his new novel with Kelley Dunn

Author Brad Meltzer is out with a new novel, "The Lightning Rod." He speaks with WPTV's Kelley Dunn about his 25-year career, his novels and how he gets access to heavily guarded government areas. "President (Bill) Clinton and President (George) Bush have read my books. That is helpful," Meltzer told...
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Brad Meltzer, author of ‘The Lightning Rod’

Brad Meltzer is the New York Times Best Selling author of a dozen thrillers including his newest one “The Lightning Rod.” The prolific author also writes the “Ordinary People Change the World” series of children’s books and is the author of several non-fiction books such as The First Conspiracy and The Lincoln Conspiracy along with several comic books. Meltzer is also the host of Brad Meltzer’s Decoded and Brad Meltzer’s Lost History on the History Channel. Meltzer was previously on Frank Buckley Interviews in 2018.
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Anderson's Bookshop presents thriller author Brad Meltzer in Naperville

Author and TV host Brad Meltzer is coming to Naperville to promote the release of his latest thriller "The Lightning Rod." Meltzer's appearance is sponsored by Anderson's Bookshop at North Central College's Stevenson Hall in the Wentz Science Center, 131 S. Loomis St., Naperville. The presentation is at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 16, followed by a socially distanced meet and greet line.
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Brad Meltzer defends banned books

The 'I Am Oprah Winfrey' is the latest book in the best-selling author's series for children. Meltzer also spoke about his book ban, now overturned, by a Pennsylvania school board.
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South Florida Author Brad Meltzer 'Heartbroken' After Pennsylvania School Board Banned 2 Of His Books About MLK & Rosa Parks

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A Pennsylvania school board is making headlines for banning several books, some of them highlighting perspectives from people of marginalized backgrounds. Two books were written by Fort Lauderdale author Brad Meltzer. "I was heartbroken because these lessons of Dr. King and Rosa Parks were going to...
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Fox News Rundown EXTRA: Brad Meltzer On America’s Greatest Conspiracy Theories

While Afghanistan has dominated the news this week, we did have a chance for some lighter moments recently. Throughout American history some events have remained unexplained or at least subject to debate. Some famous conspiracy theories that still get attention to this day include, D.B. Cooper, President John F. Kennedy’s assassination and Area 51.
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